Construction Processes, Legal, Sustainability

Labor Department apprenticeship rule exempts construction programs

March 11, 2020

Via: Construction Dive

IRAPS are recognized by a third-party entity under standards established by the department in the new rule. Through these programs, individuals will be able to obtain workplace-relevant training and progressively advancing skills that result in an industry-recognized credential while getting […]

Construction Processes, Interaction of Expertise, Legal

DOL apprenticeship plan stirs debate among contractors

September 4, 2019

Via: Construction Dive

The provision in question would recognize select groups as Standards Recognition Entities (SREs), which would establish criteria for structure, curricula and training for industry-recognized apprenticeship programs (IRAPs). This would allow industry groups, associations, schools, states, localities and unions to become […]