Washington Updates 2019

Apprenticeship The Trump Administration’s Industry-Recognized Apprenticeship Program Regulations drew an outpouring of praises and criticisms. The proposal laid out the most specific details about how the program will operate. Third party groups responsible for...

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Washington Updates August 2019

Youth Labor Force Participation Surged this Summer In August 16, The Bureau of Labor Statistics released its annual report on seasonal employment among 16-to-24-year-olds. BLS reported 9.1 percent youth unemployment rate, its lowest level since 1966. From April...

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Washington Updates July 2019

Career and Technical Education The National Center for Education Statistics defined Career and Technical programs (CTE) as “a sequence of courses at the high school level that provides students with the academic and technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for...

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Washington Updates February 2019

Washington Updates February 2019

Workforce Congressional Committees The 116th Congress has new members on committees and subcommittees which brought significant changes. These committees and subcommittees govern employment and training along with social services, education, and economic security...

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Washington Updates December 11, 2018

Washington Updates December 11, 2018

Short Term Spending Deal A short-term spending bill was passed by the Senate and has been sent to the White House for the presidential signature. The bill would avoid a partial government shutdown and temporarily fund agencies that are still awaiting a final approved...

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