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E25: How WRTP | BIG STEP Connects Job Seekers to Family Sustaining Employment

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In this episode, host Debra Giordano, Vice President of Service Delivery for Equus Workforce Solutions is joined by Matt Waltz, Chief Operating Officer for the Wisconsin Regional Training Partnership and Building Industry Group and Skilled Trades Employment Program (WRTP/BIG STEP) to discuss why businesses and workforce boards should invest in Registered Apprenticeship Programs. Matt shares ways that workforce boards can support the expansion of Registered Apprenticeship by partnering with an industry intermediary to successfully navigate the system and how apprenticeships foster workplace equity. Discover funding resources available to businesses considering Registered Apprenticeship.

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