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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...

2011-03-14 17:46:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The California Department of Industrial Relations, Division of Apprenticeship Standards (DIR/DAS), which oversees apprentices in public works projects, has issued a debarment and civil penalties totaling $512,700 against Christopher J.

2011-02-28 01:59:00

LONDON, February 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- - 'Under Construction - the Apprentice Experience' - Film Launches Today. CITB-ConstructionSkills is getting its hands dirty.

2011-01-20 17:35:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Starting next year, all construction apprentices in California will receive instruction on green building practices as a component of their training.

2010-12-20 00:00:38

The Wirral Borough Council has reacted positively to the latest statistics showing it has 1,023 young people out of school. (PRWeb UK) December 19, 2010 The Wirral Borough Council has reacted positively to the latest statistics showing it has 1,023 young people out of school, unemployed and untrained, meaning that its working class areas spawn the second-worst unemployment rate in the UK. Executive careers consultancy The UK Knack Group is impressed to note that the council in Wirral has...

2010-10-28 13:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Industrial Relations' (DIR) Division of Apprenticeship Standards is ushering in a greener future for California by incorporating environmental components into minimum training criteria for apprenticeship trades.

2010-10-25 08:05:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- As more and more wind turbines are erected across the open plains, farmlands, and mountain ridges of the United States, the need for ironworkers with specialized construction skills has naturally grown, says the Iron Workers International Union.


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