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Detroit News: Demand Grows for Skilled Trades Jobs

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A Detroit News article from October 18 titled "Demand grows for skilled trades jobs" concludes:

At a time when Michigan's unemployment rate has increased for four straight months and is more than two percentage points above the national jobless rate, there is growing demand for construction and skilled trade workers in Metro Detroit and throughout the state.

To read the entire article: http://detnews.com/article/20111018/BIZ/110180378/Demand-grows-for-skilled-trades-jobs

 

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Apprenticeship Trivia

In Elizabethan England, the Apprenticeship system became more regulated via the 1563 Statute of Artificers, which set out terms and conditions for training (including a duration of seven years and the master/apprentice relationship). That Statute, which continued in force across England until 1813, also made it illegal to practice a craft unless one was a Master or Apprenticed to one.