US DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AWARDS MORE THAN $130M IN GRANTS TO SUPPORT REGISTERED APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS; INCREASE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES


WASHINGTON, DC (June 23, 2021) (Source DOL)– The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) today announced the award of more than $130 million in grants to develop, modernize and diversify Registered Apprenticeship Programs in 15 states and to establish Registered Apprenticeship Technical Assistance Centers of Excellence in three states and Washington, D.C.,…

Domestic workers among hardest hit by COVID crisis, says UN labor agency


NEW YORK (June 15, 2021)---Ten years on from the landmark adoption of the International Labour Organization Convention that confirmed their rights, ILO Director-General Guy Ryder insisted that despite “real progress” in labour laws and social security provision in some countries, these “essential service providers” had rarely been so vulnerable in many others. “These…