Apprentices earn a full salary and usually land a permanent job. Why don't we have more of them?
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The Bureau of Labor Statistics would categorize Rocio’s job most broadly as “natural resources, construction and maintenance occupations.” One in 10 workers work jobs in that category.
To recruit more young people, employers talk up technology and higher pay.
Home Depot is investing $50 million into residential construction apprenticeships, but that still won't address the labor shortage.
The Trump administration’s new infrastructure plan promises a boost in workforce training programs — specifically, 1 million apprentices in two years. But some critics say there aren’t enough specifics in the proposals. Click the audio player above to hear the…
'This is an avenue for even some folks with college degrees.'