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The Apprenticeship Landscape in Philadelphia: Successes, Inequities, and Recommendations for Improvement

In this brief, apprenticeships that were started between the beginning of 2015 and the end of 2021 in Philadelphia are discussed. The Registered Apprenticeship Partners Information Database System (RAPIDS) was utilized to organize and analyze apprenticeship data, which is the primary platform for managing apprentices nationally. Overall, apprenticeships offer strong opportunities to earn high wages …

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What are WINC’s Priorities for 2022-2023? 

WINC invites all tradeswomen, union apprenticeship coordinators, educators, employers, nonprofit, community and government staff to partner with the Women in Nontraditional Careers initiative (WINC) to achieve four priorities for 2022-2023.  WINC launched its action planning at a Stakeholder Convening on Sept 28, 2022, attended by more than 40 advocates for women’s participation in the trades in …

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Aramark Employer Spotlight And Hiring Event September 22, 2022

Please join us at 2000 North 11th Street on Thursday September 22nd for an in-person employer spotlight featuring Aramark which will start at 10 am and continue until 2 pm. Representatives from Aramark at Temple University, Aramark at Drexel University, Aramark at St Joseph’s University and Aramark at Cheney University will join us. Job seekers …

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Drexel University Hospitality Workforce Training

Drexel University has developed a hospitality training program that brings Drexel’s faculty, external corporate partners, and industry experts under one custom training initiative to support, train, and upskill individuals seeking careers in the hospitality and food service industry. The program will: Create career readiness leading to sustainable career pathways for Greater Philadelphia hospitality professionals Empower …

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Wolf Administration Visits Philadelphia to Support Workforce Development Within Region’s Hotel and Restaurant Industries

Department of Labor & Industry (L&I) Secretary Jennifer Berrier today visited the Philadelphia OIC, a workforce development and job-training center with a decades-long history of preparing Philadelphians for advancement into family-sustaining careers. The OIC is one of many partners in the Philadelphia Region Hospitality and Entertainment Industry Partnership to invest in the region’s hotel and …

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