The OFCCP Week in Review (WIR) is a simple, fast and direct summary of relevant happenings in the OFCCP regulatory environment, authored by experts John C. Fox, Candee Chambers and Jennifer Polcer.
Membership Expanded on the Task Force on Apprenticeship
|Monday, October 16, 2017|
|U.S. Secretary of Labor Acosta announced the expansion of the task force on apprenticeship in a press release. This follows President Trump’s Executive Order 13801, Expanding Apprenticeships in America, published on June 15, 2017.
The Task Force represents companies, trade and industry groups, educational institutions, and labor unions. These groups bring substantial workforce development experience in addressing the nation’s skills gap.
The mission of the Task Force is to identify strategies and proposals to promote apprenticeships, especially in sectors where apprenticeship programs are insufficient.
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Jennifer Polcer, PHR, SHRM-CP, is the VP of Compliance at DirectEmployers Association where she looks to be a resource to Members providing guidance on compliance matters related to Affirmative Action, audit advocacy and additional education surrounding government contractor obligations. Full Bio »