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April 12, 2018

Oregon contractors come up with their owns ways to cultivate new workforces

  • One company started its own three-year apprenticeship program.
  • By ED RUSSO
    The Register-Guard

    Brian Davies/The Register-Guard via AP [enlarge]
    Marcola High School senior Brayden Dugger works on a construction project at Apel Extrusions in Coburg, Ore. Dugger is training under a paid apprenticeship program with Chambers Construction.

    EUGENE, Ore. — With the economy humming and unemployment rates at modern-day lows, the labor shortage has long made it tough for certain industries to find employees.


     
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