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Legislation #: 001390 Introduction Date: 10/12/2000
Type: Special Action Effective Date: 10/12/2000
Sponsor: COUNCILMEMBER SCHUMACHER
Title: Declaring October, 2000, as Registered National Apprenticeship Month 2000 in Kansas City, Missouri.

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10/12/2000

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10/12/2000

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RESOLUTION NO. 001390

 

Declaring October, 2000, as Registered National Apprenticeship Month 2000 in Kansas City, Missouri.

 

WHEREAS, America, the State of Missouri, and the City of Kansas City, as an integral part thereof, must keep apace with the ever advancing and changing industrial technological, and professional services that are essential in maintaining world leadership in the betterment of life of all people; and

 

WHEREAS, the challenges presented by growing scientific and technological advances, accompanied by growing demands upon limited natural resources require a concomitant growth in the versatility and competence of our Citys skilled professionals and craftworkers; and

 

WHEREAS, the Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training of the United States Department of Labor seeks to help establish apprenticeship programs for businesses, educational institutions and government that create high-quality programs which will insure career development opportunities for employees; and

 

WHEREAS, the Bureau of Apprenticeship and Training is committed to equal opportunities for all qualified individuals to acquire needed skills without regard to race, creed, sex, age, ethnic origin, or physical handicaps, thus increasing the employment opportunities, earning abilities, and economic security of the individual worker; and

 

WHEREAS, the development of this Citys skilled professionals and craftworkers is vitally important to the continued economic growth of our city, our state and our nation; NOW, THEREFORE,

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF KANSAS CITY:

 

That the Mayor and Council hereby declare October, 2000, as Registered National Apprenticeship Month 2000 in Kansas City, Missouri; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that this Resolution be spread upon the Minutes of the Council in testimony thereof and that a copy hereof be presented to Sarah Clemmons Russell with the urging of the Mayor and Council for all city businesses which are not now training apprentices to take appropriate steps to assure development of skilled workers in our community and those which are now training apprentices to strengthen and expand their programs.

 

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