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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.
Issue brief explaining recent increase in employer demand for middle-skill workers portends good timing for investment in apprenticeships.
Authored by Angela Hanks, 2014.