U.S. Labor Secretary Tom Perez Visits UAW Apprenticeship Training Center in Detroit

Posted by Chad Aleshire - On January 17, 2014 (EST)

Secretary of Labor Tom Perez recently visited a United Auto Workers (UAW) - Ford Training Center in Detroit, MI, and met with and observed apprentices participating in a machine repair program.  The Secretary had a busy day in Detroit and has posted a blog to detail his experience.  The blog includes photos from a round table discussion, some context around the broader meetings, and the Secretary’s time talking with an apprentice.  

Read more on Secretary Perez's visit to the UAW Training Center on the Secretary's Blog Page:


The Department of Labor Newsletter has also covered the visit and highlighted his meeting with the UAW Training Center students and staff.  More great coverage of how Registered Apprenticeship is impacting the lives of U.S. workers by creating an upward career path that offers hands-on training and education that meets the skill needs of today's industries.   

Read the full DOL Newsletter with additional coverage of the UAW visit. 


And National Public Radio (NPR) offers yet more coverage of the Secretary's visit to Detroit.



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