Washington Update: October 28th, 2019

Washington Update: October 28th, 2019

Unemoployment Insurance The Employment and Training Administration delivered a long awaited regulation that would allow states to drug test unemployment insurance recipients. The new regulation will take effect as soon as next month. It is not the first time this...

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Washington Updates – September 2019

Disability An evaluation of diverse projects to support the employment of people with disabilities found a focus on changing attitudes, person-centered approaches, replication strategies, community partnerships and wraparound services led to stronger projects. The...

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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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