Now is the Time to Invest in Apprenticeships


Center for American Progress

Population / Age / Demographics Served

Incumbent Workers, People of Color, Women

About the Resource

Benefits to Participants & Returns

Employers often assume it is too costly to train workers but they can reap the benefits of better productivity.

Notes / Takeaways

As construction and trades employment recovered from the downturn, U.S. apprenticeships increased by 80% from 2010-15.

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Authored by Angela Hanks, 2014.