Archive for June 2019

Administration Rule Exempts Construction Industry from IRAPs

Earlier this week, the Department of Labor issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking allowing for the creation of Industry Recognized Apprenticeship Programs (IRAPs). These IRAPs are third-party certified apprenticeship programs with little oversight and regulatory framework. The proposed rule includes an exemption from allowing the creation of IRAPs within the construction industry. This means that…

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