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New Carlisle Apprenticeship Program Aims to Reduce Statewide, National Truck Driver Shortage

Governor Wolf, U.S. Labor Secretary Walsh Highlight Value of Apprenticeships as New Program Opens in Carlisle
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U.S. Department of Labor Secretary Marty and Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf cut the ribbon during the opening of the Yellow Corporation's new truck-driving apprenticeship program in Carlisle, Cumberland County.

The country has a shortage of about 80,000 professional truck drivers, according to the American Trucking Associations. WITF’s Gabriela Martinez reports on a new apprenticeship program in Carlisle.

Read the full story at: https://www.witf.org/2022/04/01/pennsylvania-has-a-truck-driver-shortage-a-new-truck-driving-apprenticeship-in-carlisle-hopes-to-tackle-the-problem/

(Original air-date: 4/5/22)