Clinton Twp., MI - Macomb/St. Clair Michigan Works! has announced that they will be celebrating the U.S. Department of Labor’s sixth annual National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) with two virtual events.
NAW was established by the U.S. Department of Labor to celebrate the impact apprenticeships have in helping Americans learn skills for jobs in growing industries. Hundreds of NAW events and activities will be taking place all over the country and include open houses, skill competitions, community forums, apprentice graduations, business open houses, high school and college career fairs, apprenticeship signing days, industry roundtable events and more.
“Registered Apprenticeship is a tried-and-true approach for preparing workers for jobs – and meeting the business needs for a highly-skilled workforce that continues to innovate and adapt to meet the needs of the 21st century,” said Talent Specialist and Apprenticeship Success Coordinator Jennifer Taylor.
A webinar for employers in Macomb & St. Clair Counties will be held on Tuesday, November 17, 2020 at 9 a.m. Employers can register here: M/SC Employer RA 101 Information Session 11/17 9am.
A second webinar for career seekers will be given on Thursday, November 19, 2020 at 2:30 p.m. Career seekers can register here: M/SC Career Seeker RA 101 Information Session 11/19 2:30pm
To learn more about these events reach out to Jennifer Taylor @
About National Apprenticeship Week
National Apprenticeship Week (NAW) is a nationwide celebration that offers leaders in business, labor, education, and other critical partners a chance to express their support of apprenticeship. NAW also gives apprenticeship partners the opportunity to showcase their programs, facilities, and apprentices in their community. The events highlight the benefits of preparing a highly-skilled workforce to meet the talent needs of job creators across diverse industries. For more information, visit apprenticeship.gov/NAW.
About The Macomb/St. Clair Workforce Development Board
The Macomb/St. Clair Workforce Development Board administers the Michigan Works! Service System in Macomb and St. Clair counties. Macomb/St. Clair Michigan Works! is an equal opportunity employer/program. Supported in part by state and/or federal funds. A proud partner of the American Job Center network. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Michigan Works! agencies oversee comprehensive services designed to help employers access a skilled workforce and help job seekers access satisfying careers. Programs also include workshops to prepare youth and unskilled adults for entry into the labor force and help individuals who are disadvantaged or who face serious barriers to employment develop skills through training that leads to employment and ultimately economic self-sufficiency.