Pa. House Panel Reviews Bills For Apprenticeships and Training
January 9, 2020
A Pennsylvania House panel heard from a range of tradesman on a trio of bills that could reform state requirements for apprenticeship and training programs.
The state House Labor and Industry Committee received testimony the week of Dec. 16 on House Bills 1746, 1840 and 2041, each addressing some facet of state standards on job training in specialized fields.
HB 1746, authored by state Rep. Barbara Gleim, R-Carlisle, calls for changing apprenticeship ratio standards with more flexibility in the number of supervisors, depending on the field, and no longer giving union programs the ability to...