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MEDIA ADVISORY: Committee Leadership Announces Hearing to Discuss Bipartisan Proposal to Expand Registered Apprenticeships

Today, the Committee on Education and Labor announced plans for a hearing on Wednesday, March 4, to discuss a bipartisan proposal to reauthorize the National Apprenticeship Act. The hearing will be held by the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Investment at 10:15 a.m.
 
In a joint statement, Education and Labor Committee Republican Leader Virginia Foxx (R-NC), Higher Education and Workforce Investment Subcommittee Republican Leader Lloyd Smucker (R-PA), Education and Labor Committee Chairman Robert C. “Bobby” Scott (D-VA), and Higher Education and Workforce Investment Subcommittee Chairwoman Susan A. Davis (D-CA), reiterated their commitment to expanding apprenticeship opportunities:
 
“Expanding high-quality registered apprenticeship opportunities is an important issue for workers and businesses across the country. Accordingly, Committee members are working on bipartisan reforms to the National Apprenticeship Act that will help Americans develop the skills they need to fill in-demand jobs. We are nearing bipartisan agreement on these important reforms and we look forward to a legislative hearing to discuss this proposal on Wednesday, March 4.”
 
WHAT: A Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Investment hearing, “Reauthorizing the National Apprenticeship Act: Strengthening and Growing Apprenticeships for the 21st Century.”
 
WHEN: Wednesday, March 4, 2020 at 10:15 a.m.
 
WHERE: 2175 Rayburn House Office Building
 
WATCH: Watch all Committee activity live at youtube.com/EdLaborRepublicans

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