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President's Task Force to include NIMS Leadership

U.S. Labor Secretary Appoints NIMS Executive Director to Task Force on Apprenticeship Expansion

Advisory group will report to President Donald J. Trump on strategies and approaches to the expansion and promotion of apprenticeship.

Fairfax, VA., October 16, 2017 — Department of Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta announced members of a new Task Force on Apprenticeship Expansion; an advisory group appointed to identify strategies and propose regulations to grow apprenticeship that will include Montez L. King, Executive Director for NIMS, the precision manufacturing industry’s premier standards and certification body.  The Task Force is chaired by Secretary Acosta and vice chaired by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross.  Among the members are representatives of American companies, trade/industry groups, educational institutions, and labor unions.

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