On June 15, President Trump signed an executive order signaling increased federal spending on apprenticeship and creating a task force to streamline apprenticeship regulations. Among the goals of the initiative: to make it easier for employers to develop apprenticeship programs that will make a difference in their industries, training the workers they need and providing opportunities for Americans.

EXECUTIVE ORDER

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White House statement

STATEMENTS

Jobs and Careers Coalition
Associated Builders and Contractors
National Skills Coalition

MEDIA

Trump’s job training program gets the government out of the way Huffington Post, 6-22-17
Appreciating apprenticeships: Trump’s plan can boost labor quality The Hill, 6-18-17
Trump’s non-celebrity apprentices 
Wall Street Journal, 6-18-17
This new Trump plan could be the answer to millennial job woes Fortune, 6-18-17
Mixed response to Trump apprenticeship program Spotlight on Poverty and Opportunity, 6-16-17