A New Push For Apprenticeship As A Path To Employment

Today, NPR’s The Diane Rehm Show will be covering the push for apprenticeship at 11am.

From their website:

A new push for apprenticeship programs is being embraced by politicians from all sides, from Republicans Marco Rubio and Scott Walker to Democrat Hillary Clinton, who recently proposed tax credits for companies who hire apprentices. U.S. Labor Sec. Thomas Perez is also pushing the government’s plan to provide $100 million in apprenticeship grants this fall. We look at the renewed call for apprenticeship programs, and how some say they address a shortage of skilled workers and the financial burden on young people today.

Guests

Thomas Perez secretary, U.S. Department of Labor
Aparna Mathur resident scholar in economic policy studies, the American Enterprise Institute
Robert Lerman professor of economics, American University; fellow, Urban Institute; founder, American Institute for Innovative Apprenticeship
Brad Neese director, Apprenticeship Carolina
Christopher Stone apprenticeship to be a field engineer for Max Daetwyler Corporation in Huntersville, North Carolina

To listen to the show, click here.