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National Apprenticeship System Enhancements

NOTICE OF PROPOSED RULEMAKING (NPRM)

Announcement – Publication of Notice of Proposed Rulemaking 

On January 17th, the Office of the Federal Register published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) from the Department of Labor, titled "National Apprenticeship System Enhancements" (Regulatory Identifier Number 1205-AC13) in the Federal Register. The proposed rule would update the regulations at 29 CFR part 29 addressing labor standards of apprenticeship and the governance of the National Apprenticeship System. The NPRM also proposes to make technical and conforming adjustments to the current text of the 29 CFR part 30 (governing equal employment opportunity in apprenticeships) as appropriate. The publication of the NPRM marks the beginning of a 60-day public comment period; to submit formal comments, visit regulations.gov or click "Submit a formal comment" at the Federal Register

Press Release

The U.S. Department of Labor on December 14, 2023, announced a notice of proposed rulemaking to enhance the National Apprenticeship System by modernizing regulations for Registered Apprenticeships.

Resources

Webinar - An Overview of the Proposed Rulemaking on National Apprenticeship System Enhancements (Recorded January 25, 2024)