Posts Under "public-policy" Tag

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  • January 9th, 2018
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Monthly Public Policy Report, Dec 2017

AWFS is a client of LobbyIt. Each month, LobbyIt prepares the following report on public policy updates and activity for AWFS and its member companies. AWFS Monthly Report Greetings!  During the month of December, Lobbyit continued to monitor the final developments in the GOP tax plan, finalized and sent a letter to the Secretary of […]

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  • November 3rd, 2017
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Your voice needed NOW on apprenticeship

There’s a new apprenticeship bill moving in Congress that needs your support. The PARTNERS Act of 2017 aims to expand apprenticeship with the goal of building a skilled workforce. PARTNERS stands for Promoting Apprenticeship with Regional Training Networks for Employers Required Skills. It’s a bipartisan bill that would support partnerships between business and local workforce […]

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  • August 17th, 2017
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AWFS Education Updates, August 2017

AWFS Supports Career & Technical Education on Multiple Fronts Here are some updates on activities from the AWFS Education Department: “Wood CTE” Coalition Tackles Industry Perception In 2016, AWFS launched a “Wood CTE” group with several other industry associations including WMMA, WMIA, CPMA, WCMA, AWI, and CMA to share information with each other about their […]

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