Feds Finalize Rule Overhauling Apprenticeship Program

This week, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published a final rule updating the process by which apprenticeship programs are evaluated in the U.S. According to an article in HR Dive, the rule largely maintains the proposals outlined in DOL’s 2019 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, establishing a system to supplement the department’s existing system of apprenticeship recognition. It takes effect May 11. 3/12/2020