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WIA Supports Telecommunications Skilled Workforce Act, “The Right Initiative at the Right Time”

On Feb 28, 2020
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RT @WIAorg: Why does the Telecommunications Skilled Workforce Act matter? It will spur urgently needed action to develop the trained workforce the U.S. needs to win the global race to #5G Thank you @SenJohnThune @SenatorTester @SenatorWicker @JerryMoran @SenGaryPeters https://t.co/T9016d7bD5
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The Wireless Infrastructure Association represents the businesses that develop, build, own and operate the nation’s wireless infrastructure. Members include wireless carriers, infrastructure providers, and professional services firms that collectively own and operate telecommunications ...

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On Feb 28, 2020
@evankirstel shared
RT @WIAorg: Why does the Telecommunications Skilled Workforce Act matter? It will spur urgently needed action to develop the trained workforce the U.S. needs to win the global race to #5G Thank you @SenJohnThune @SenatorTester @SenatorWicker @JerryMoran @SenGaryPeters https://t.co/T9016d7bD5
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WIA Supports Telecommunications Skilled Workforce Act, “The Right Initiative at the Right Time”

The Wireless Infrastructure Association represents the businesses that develop, build, own and operate the nation’s wireless infrastructure. Members include wireless carriers, ...

Industry Associations Praise Workforce Bill

Several industry trade organizations welcomed the introduction of the Telecommunications Skilled Workforce Act (see lede story.) Todd Schlekeway, executive director of NATE: The ...

NATE’s Chairman Testifies to the 5G Workforce Shortage, Legislative Remedies

Miller Last week, the U.S. Senate Commerce Committee heard about advancements in artificial intelligence, quantum computing, automated factories and other gee-whiz inventions coming in the ...

FCC Republican Backs Senate Bill To Grow 5G Workforce

FCC Commissioner Brendan Carr is backing a Senate bill that would create a governmentwide task force to explore ways of expanding the skilled workforce trained in fifth-generation wireless ...

NATE Statement on Introduction of Telecommunications Skilled Workforce Act in the U.S. Senate

For Immediate Release: (Washington, D.C.) - NATE: The Communications Infrastructure Contractors Association today issued the following statement on the introduction of the ...

Sens. Warner, Casey, And Stabenow Introduce Proposal to Encourage Employers to Provide Job Training that Moves Workers Up the Economic Ladder

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner (D-VA), Bob Casey (D-PA), and Debbie Stabenow (D-MI), members of the Senate Finance Committee, introduced legislation today that encourages ...

Across the Apprenticeship World in 25 Days.

“It’s really useful to travel, if you want to see new things” Jules Verne, Around the world in Eighty days. Apprenticeships and vocational skills training have never been more at the ...

Senate Commerce chair to renew push for regs on self-driving vehicles

Senate Commerce Committee Chairman Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) announced Thursday that his panel plans to “deal with autonomous vehicles” during this Congress, and that he will specifically push ...

States contest FCC’s small cell rule, prompting Senate bill

Twenty-five states, including New York and California, have not adopted the Federal Communications Commission’s new rule regarding the citing of small cell equipment. And. a couple of ...

Apprenticeships Serve as Model of Skills-Based Training for Jobs of the Future

This week marked the fourth annual National Apprenticeship Week. In recent years, apprenticeship programs have received increased attention, with leaders across sectors recognizing the ...