As ABC members are aware, our association has been advocating strongly for changes to state-mandated apprentice-to-journeyworker ratio rules. Under a 60-year-old rule, merit shop contractors are required to have four journeyworkers supervise each apprentice. On the other hand, joint apprenticeship programs have unilateral flexibility in setting ratios through their collective bargaining agreements. We believe two set of standards is unfair and discriminatory.
By: David G. Greineder, IOM, Director of Government Affairs As a follow-up to last month’s article (“A New Year of Opportunities”), ABC PA is hard at work advancing our issues […]
By: Austin Cawley, ABC Keystone, Government Affairs Coordinator Harrisburg, PA—ABC PA members from across the Commonwealth gathered in the Capitol Building to participate in a hearing on apprenticeship. To the […]
ABC PA Calls on Committee to End Discrimination Against the Merit Shop on Apprenticeship Ratio Rules
Contact: David G. Greineder, IOM Director of Government Affairs (717) 653-8106 or email@example.com FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE – December 17, 2019 (HARRISBURG, PA.) This statement can be attributed to the five […]
By David G. Greineder, IOM, Director of Government Affairs, ABC Keystone In mid-September, the Legislature will be back in session from their summer recess. Top of mind for ABC is […]