Federally funded apprenticeship programs now have to receive certification from the Labor Department and the executive order allows companies to essentially monitor themselves.
The new program the president and his daughter are promoting doubles the amount of money that goes toward apprenticeship programs from $90 to $200 million..
"Apprenticeships are among the surest pathways to provide American workers from all backgrounds with the skills and knowledge they need to acquire good-paying jobs and grow the economy", the Obama administration said in a news release at the time. "We will be removing federal restrictions that have prevented many different industries from creating apprenticeship programs".
"Apprenticeships place students into great jobs without the crippling debt of traditional four-year college degrees".
The White House video of the ceremony is embedded below. "If there are companies that don't want to do all the paperwork, I can do it", says Rebecca Lake, dean of workforce and economic development at the college. Most expenses from apprenticeships are incurred by the employers. Ivanka Trump makes the case that companies like "IBM, Amazon and Dow Chemical" are working with schools to train our future workforce with skills that will help them get excellent jobs.
Scott, who the White House cited as the Congressional Democrat who worked on the initiative, affirmed the bipartisan support for expanding apprenticeships, but said in a conference call with reporters that the proposed budget cuts are detrimental, and funding should be increased. Apprenticeship programs are registered with the DOL, and registration signifies to both workers and employers that the program meets certain standards.
Finally, President Trump spoke at a campaign fundraiser for Governor Walker at the Hyatt Regency Hotel in downtown Milwaukee, which cost $1,000 to attend.
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Currently, there are 9 million unemployed Americans, yet 5 million jobs remain unfilled as many companies struggle to find qualified workers to fill available jobs. This executive order would create a duplicative system that does not guarantee quality training opportunities and provides fewer safeguards for workers, unlike the proven, existing Registered Apprenticeship model. Earlier this week, the president said he would like to see those paid positions at "every high school in America." There's a key difference between the Trump and Obama approaches, however: Obama wanted the government to fund training programs and help organize them. Of the 146 million jobs in the United States, about 0.35% - or slightly more than a half-million - were filled by active apprentices in 2016.
"We have regulations on top of regulations", Trump said Thursday.
In addition, the executive order directs the Secretary of Labor, in conjunction with the secretaries of Commerce and Education, to establish an Excellence in Apprenticeship Program within two years of the date of the order. "The goals of this program will be met with the broader Apprenticeship program", the budget notes.
In Donald Trump, apprenticeships may have found their ideal salesman.
If the scale of a US apprenticeship program is to come anywhere close to Germany's, apprentices will have to become easier for businesses to manage - and public-education systems must be more responsive to the job requirements of local industries.
The additional approval channel would not eliminate the Department of Labor from the process, the White House officials said, but rather create a dialog between Labor officials and entities with on-the-ground expertise.
Wisconsin DPI Superintendent Tony Evers has called on Congress to reject Trump's proposal, saying it would hurt Wisconsin students.