Popular Apprenticeship Program Threatened by New Legislation

A popular apprenticeship program could be abandoned if a new piece of legislation in Springfield passes. According to a spokesperson for the Illinois Associated Builders and Contractors, a bill intended to increase safety provisions for workers at refineries and ethanol production plants also contains a provision requiring a prevailing wage, a provision that would make the apprenctice program too costly to continue. Reporter Greg Bishop has more… 

 

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