Learning While Earning: The National Apprenticeship Act
By Sapna Mehta and India Heckstall
Apprenticeships are a crucial avenue for individuals to embark on new careers and economic opportunities. The potential upcoming reauthorization of the National Apprenticeship Act by Congress, would strengthen standards to safeguard workers, establish pathways to high-quality jobs, and foster a well-trained workforce aligned with employers’ requirements. This explainer aims to provide insights into the historical context and the present congressional scenario regarding apprenticeships.