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2011-11-14 14:15:00

Employers can make a difference by taking on local apprentices Downers Grove, Ill.

2011-07-26 06:49:00

LONDON, July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The greatest skills competition on earth is coming to London on 5th October, and Guardian Jobs are today promoting vocational training and the benefits of apprenticeships, in helping young people secure jobs [http://jobs.guardian.co.uk ] for their future. WorldSkills London 2011 is a unique competition that brings together young people from across the globe to compete in their chosen trade or specialism. About 150,000 visitors...

2011-07-20 13:49:00

SAN FRANCISCO, July 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The California Department of Industrial Relations' Division of Apprenticeship Standards (DIR/DAS) is now accepting applications and preparing to award up to $3 million in annual Training Fund Grants.

2011-06-24 08:51:00

DALLAS, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Largely overlooked by policymakers, educators, and the public, apprenticeships offer a promising route for preparing large numbers of students for high-skilled jobs and professions, according to an article in the Summer 2011 Issues in Science and Technology. Diane Auer Jones, a former assistant secretary of the U.S.

2011-03-17 14:09:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The California Department of Industrial Relations, Division of Apprenticeship Standards (DIR/DAS), today released apprenticeship guidelines for apprenticable occupations in green technology in California.

2011-03-16 14:56:00

WASHINGTON, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In testimony delivered today on Capitol Hill, Associated Builders and Contractors' (ABC) General Counsel Maurice Baskin, a partner with Venable, L.L.P., stated that recent administration efforts to make project labor agreements (PLAs) part of the federal procurement process are "threatening to violate the longstanding Congressional mandate of full and open competition in federal procurement -- at taxpayers' expense." Baskin's remarks were...


Word of the Day
dapifer
  • One who brings meat to the table; hence, in some countries, the official title of the grand master or steward of the king's or a nobleman's household.
The word 'dapifer' comes from Latin roots meaning 'feast' and 'bearer'.