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Industry Unions Speak Out About DOL Proposed Rule Targeting Apprenticeships

An executive order by the Trump Administration that created a task force on apprenticeship expansion has led to a proposed rule by the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) creating industry-recognized apprenticeship programs (IRAP). The military and construction industries would be … Continue reading

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IUPAT Campaign Combats Suicide and Substance Use Disorder in Construction

The International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT) has launched its IUPAT Helping Hand campaign to help combat the high rates of suicide and substance use disorder among construction workers, including glaziers. The goal of the campaign is to … Continue reading

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Addressing the Skills Gap in the Glazing Industry: Does it Exist?

By now, most people within the glazing industry have heard the term “labor shortage.” As the number of project opportunities rises for glazing contractors during this strong economic market, many contractors are having to turn additional work away due to … Continue reading

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Harvard Study: U.S. Has Potential to Triple Apprenticeships

Apprenticeships work for the glazing industry and other specialty trades. Researches from the Harvard Business School and Burning Glass Technologies identified what makes these programs work, and how they can be implemented across other sectors. Room to Grow: Identifying New … Continue reading

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National Apprenticeship Week Kicks Off Today

In the face of skilled labor shortages, the aim of National Apprenticeship Week is to expose the U.S. workforce to quality job options, including positions within the glazing industry, that don’t rely on expensive four-year degrees. Anton Ruesing, director of … Continue reading

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