DOL moves to kill Trump-era apprenticeship rule

Dive Quick:

  • The U.S. Department of Labor Nov. 15 proposed to rescind the Trump-period regulation that permitted employers to build their individual variations of registered apprenticeship programs, termed Industry-Regarded Apprenticeship Plans, as a result of Standards Recognition Entities.
  • In the proposed rule, DOL mentioned it no longer “considers it ideal or needed to build an more apprenticeship model, specifically a single that does not guarantee the very same protections for apprentices,” contacting the Registered Apprenticeship Program “a much much more effective process than IRAPs.”
  • DOL will accept opinions for sixty times just after publication, until finally Jan. 13.        

Dive Perception:

The initial IRAP govt purchase and rule permitted for the generation of apprenticeship programs by third parties, such as trade teams, firms, nonprofits, instructional institutions and unions, among many others. President Joe Biden rescinded the purchase that termed for the generation of the IRAP plan in February, though that purchase

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