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ABC of Wisconsin holds 'Apprenticeship Signing Day' at Royal Construction in Eau Claire

EAU CLAIRE, WI – Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC) of Wisconsin on Thursday celebrated the state’s Youth Apprenticeship program and marked a milestone for a youth apprentice as he committed to an adult registered apprenticeship at Royal Construction in Eau Claire. “Apprenticeship Signing Day” featured Treyton Sloniker, a 2018 graduate of Greenwood High School who began a youth apprenticeship with Royal Construction in April 2017. 

Three ABC-backed workforce bills pass through Assembly Committee

Three workforce-related bills passed the Wisconsin Assembly's Workforce Development Committee today. The committee action comes just a few days after eleven ABC members testified in favor of the bills, intended to address the construction skills gap.  

ABC of WI members testify on several workforce/apprenticeship bills

ABC of Wisconsin members appeared before the Assembly Committee on Workforce Development today to support three apprenticeship-related bills, including AB 745, relating to high school seniors being allowed to participate in adult apprenticeship programs; AB 734, relating to creating individual or corporate tax deduction for apprenticeship tuition; and AB 124, relating to the marketing of employment and training opportunities to University of Wisconsin System students who do not complete degrees.