On June 15th, the President announced plans to expand apprenticeships and vocational training, close the skills gap and reduce regulatory burdens on workforce development programs in the United States.
The president signed an executive order to remove federal restrictions and expand access to apprenticeships across all industries, helping more Americans have access to an affordable education and a good-paying job. The Executive Order, Expanding Apprenticeships in America, states that expanding apprenticeships and reforming ineffective education and workforce development programs will help address identified issues, enabling more Americans to obtain relevant skills and high-paying jobs.