THE EXECUTIVES AT THE TOP OF JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY AND THEIR BALTIMORE NEO-CONSERVATIVE POLS RUNNING AS DEMOCRATS.
The Entrepreneur and Apprenticeship Center in NW Baltimore is very near an elementary school being filled with all the private structures of vocational K-12. This is Baltimore City Councilman Nick Mosby's district ----MR. SHOW ME THE MONEY AND I WILL DO ANYTHING HOPKINS AND BALTIMORE DEVELOPMENT TELLS ME TO! Indeed, all Baltimore Public Schools are being taken with this child as labor programming. Your community association leaders know where this is going as well so we need to shake these Hopkins development people out of our community associations as well as politics. We know how to gentrify neighborhoods while working under Rule of Law and Constitutional civil rights.
Look below at a phrase from the Entrepreneur article yesterday and imagine the Medieval Canterbury Tales where all the peasants open their homes to strangers for the money----and act as taxis to afford a car and you see where this is going. The answer says Wall Street---
DEREGULATE HOW PEOPLE SHARE HOUSES AND RIDES SO THERE IS NO PROTECTION FOR EITHER CONSUMER OR HOME/CAR OWNER.
'Services such as AirBNB have allowed thousands of Americans to share their residences, gaining them needed income, and providing visitors with needed lodging. Rather than try to shut down such services, New York City should work to find ways to reconcile its rules with these innovative services. The city should be working for its citizens and visitors, not against them'.
That is what Race to the Top is----deregulation and privatization of public education K-12. Child labor is simply the next step in moving Americans from being citizens to being human capital.
The Franklin Entrepreneurial and Apprenticeship Center (FEAC) is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization that is uniquely positioned to help decrease the unemployment rate and unskilled workers in Baltimore, Maryland.
2118 Madison Ave, Baltimore, Maryland 21217
Know why America is behind in apprenticeship programs that exist around the world----LABOR UNION BUSTING BY CLINTON NEO-LIBERALS KILLED UNIONS AND THEIR UNION APPRENTICESHIP PROGRAMS. Know what Obama and Clinton neo-liberals are doing by making community colleges simply corporate job training and apprenticeship programs----killing unions. America had a thriving union apprenticeship system that was the best in the world before Reagan/Clinton globalism and deregulation. Now, they are re-making the idea of apprenticeship from the corporate view of maximizing profits. You see Johns Hopkins---the most repressive and regressive people as human capital institition in the world----toting their program as good for people.
There's nothing wrong with high school vocational development and apprenticeships if these children are exposed to a broad public education and given choices as to what they want to do----what is happening in Baltimore is the pre-K testing and use of testing information to allow Hopkins/ committees decide from these tests how children will be tracked with no parent or student choice. THAT IS TO WHERE THIS IS GOING.
Below you see an article from free enterprise loving this apprenticeship movement.
Again, the US is behind in apprenticeships because unions have been killed. All the nations listed in the article below have strong union apprenticeships and that is why they are ahead of the US. It was corporatization of our university campuses that made tuition high and reversing this corporatization while protecting our public K-12 brings back strong public education for all!
Can Apprenticeships Make a Comeback?
by Sheryll Poe Jun 14, 2013 Free Enterprise
Apprenticeships have changed. Now we just need to convince the American public, and more importantly, lawmakers.
Once the province of traditional trades and under the control of organized labor, they are now being used in a number of states to train workers in middle- and high-skills jobs in health care, information technology, and the service industry, among other fields.
This Bloomberg story we posted last year profiled the successful apprenticeship programs at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, Baltimore’s Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center and Sea-Tac International.
“Evil HR Lady” Suzanne Lucas makes the case for hiring apprentices in her recent Inc. column:
Think of how that apprentice could be light years ahead of his or her counterparts when college graduation comes about? The knowledge of how to handle a problem, how to put together a proposal, what goes into finding a manufacturer, and what a pain it is to find good insurance for your company, would be invaluable to the apprentice.
And it would be invaluable to your company. The apprentice's ability to contribute will become greater than any string of interns, all at a reasonable price. And when your apprentice finishes the apprenticeship, you can either offer a permanent job or another company will be happy to snap up a new grad with four years of real experience.
Still, despite all the compelling reasons apprenticeships should be more popular (record unemployment rates among young people, a near tripling of university fees, uncertainty in the job market), the United States continues to lag behind in apprenticeship programs compared to its’ international competitors, according to Robert Lerman, a professor of economics at American University and the Urban Institute's first Institute fellow in labor and social policy.
“At the moment, we are far behind other countries in offering apprenticeships. The United States is graduating more than 3 million students from high school each year, yet only about 125,000 apprenticeship slots open annually. That's a measly 4 percent, compared to 40 to 80 percent in most other high income countries.”
There are, of course, many reasons why apprenticeships have not taken hold in the United States, including just a general lack of respect and knowledge about such programs, but Lerman explains to PBS Newshour where the real blame lies:
“…at a time when President Obama worries aloud that the United States is falling behind in college graduation rates, neither he nor other leaders point out that we lag woefully behind in generating apprenticeship opportunities, at a rate of somewhere between one-tenth and one-twentieth the opportunities offered by our economic rivals.
Moreover, Mr. President, if college graduation rates are the key to youth employment, how is it that two of the countries that have most increased their college graduation rates in recent years -- France and Spain -- are experiencing record youth unemployment and underemployment?”
The simple fact is that the United States has lacked national leadership and funding to expand apprenticeships. The federal and state governments combined spend a measly $25-40 million per year to encourage apprenticeship. That is a trivial amount relative to what even England spends - equivalent, given the relative sizes of our two economies, to $10 billion per year in the United States -- and to what federal and state governments spend on other postsecondary education alternatives (well over $200 billion).”
What do you think? And more importantly, does your business have an apprenticeship program? Tell us about it in the comments.
I am freely bashing the black churches for their commercialization of what is the center for black citizens in Baltimore. Indeed, the 15 black ministers that tell Baltimore citizens to vote for the worst of Baltimore Development/Hopkins pols are involved in the pay-to-play social services and business opportunities that place them at odds with their congregations and communities. THAT IS THE PLAN---TO USE BLACK CHURCHES FOR THIS GENTRIFICATION. I will be an equal opportunity religious offender today by shouting against the involvement of the Catholic Church in Baltimore in what is the movement of social structure back to the days of the extremely rich and the Catholic Church taking all of the public sector functions and its involvement in this K-12 privatization and apprenticeship scheme. The leadership knows to where Hopkins is taking these education reforms. It is taking advantage of public education funds for religious schools under the charter school program. We understand religious schools have been trying for decades to get the public funding. What is not acceptable is knowing to where this K-12 testing and vocation tracking is leading and the fact that parents and children will not have a voice in their child's education or vocation and that child labor will become Wall Street profit. We don't want to hear -----WE DIDN'T SEE THAT COMING-----everyone knows that Wall Street and neo-cons/neo-liberals are all about maximizing wealth and profit at the expense of labor and justice.
The Catholic Church has had a few decades of bad publicity and with that a downsizing of membership that many people see as making the current church ever more conservative. We know the Catholic Church is found when most conservative to be involved in child labor supposedly showing devotion to work at all ages.
I AM SHOUTING TO THE CITIZENS OF BALTIMORE TO MAKE THESE CATHOLIC CHURCH LEADERS AWARE OF SOCIAL JUSTICE AND PUBLIC ROLLS OF CITIZENS. WE ARE NOT GOING BACK TO MEDICIS AND THE CHURCH CONTROLLING ALL THE LIVES OF MASSES OF POOR.
This is not hyperbole----the structures for this are growing in Baltimore and we need any religious institution that speaks of working for the poor and for justice to educate against the neo-liberal and neo-conservative global corporate capture of the US and especially in our cities.
In Maryland the Catholic Church marched from Western Maryland to Annapolis to protest having insurance cover contraception yet it is central to receiving all these funds for social programs and education knowing it is coming from the worst of corporations and their fraud and knowing they are taking the voice of the citizens of Baltimore by killing the public sector.
The Catholic Church: Smaller and More Conservative
Younger Catholics are more “conservative” on many issues than their older counterparts, according to some data buried in a new NYT/CBS news poll. In absolute numbers the poll found that the majority of US Catholics want the next Pope to change Church teachings on hot button issues of gender and sexuality. But the really interesting news turned up when the numbers were broken down by age.As other blogs have noticed, support for female priests is at 72 percent among Catholics aged 45-64, but at 68 percent among those 18-44. Only 11 percent of older respondents oppose birth control, but that number ticks up to 15 percent among the young. Support for eliminating the requirement for priestly celibacy falls by a whopping 15 percent from the older to the younger generation.The complete survey results found here contain some even more impressive cross-time comparisons. The last time this poll was taken, in 1994, 34 percent of respondents said they believed that in the Eucharist the bread and wine really become the body and blood of Christ, while 63 percent said they thought the Eucharist was merely symbolic. Respondents have become more orthodox in the past twenty years. In the recent poll 40 percent now say they believe in the real presence of Christ in the Eucharist, while 58 percent checked off the “symbolic” box.This poll isn’t the last word on contemporary Catholic attitudes. It had a small sample size (580 Catholics), and 30 percent of sample are nominal Catholics, reporting that they never attend mass or attend it only a few times a year. But if the generational breakdown holds in the larger population, it points to some interesting times ahead for the Catholic Church.The reason younger respondents are more conservative than the Boomers is likely because the rise of the non-affiliated “nones” has picked off the more “liberal” Catholics among Gen Y. Boomers unhappy with the Church’s teachings often remain in the Church, but in the next generation those with more liberal instincts tend to leave the faith altogether.In the coming decades, then, we’re likely to see a smaller, but more fervent Catholic Church. The “cultural Catholic” will increasingly become an endangered species. However, that smaller church will probably grow: Religious people have more kids, and people are drawn to communities that have strong beliefs.
Below you see the Catholic Church with its Apprenticeship school for the K-8 just as is happening in Baltimore. We are watching as the Catholic Church marches for justice as it works with those corrupt leaders and take the fraudulent gains of corporations funding the social non-profits that used to be public sector jobs employing and paying Living Wages. The church services the poor---they do not work to make 90% of Americans third world.
You will not hear any religious institution educating as to public policy unless it is gay or contraception even as this global corporate totalitarianism takes hold.
Kentucky and Baltimore are very conservative-----that's where it starts!
Millwright's Apprenticeship School - Louisville,...
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Sacred Heart Model School has been the model of excellence in K-8 Catholic education in Louisville, Kentucky since 1924. Dedicated to nurturing enlightened scholars ...
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- Louisville, Kentucky 40213
So, in Maryland where the DLLR does not exist and no oversight and accountability of abuse of labor and justice laws happens====what do these institutions think will happen if this child apprenticeship expands? THEY KNOW THE ABUSE AND EXPLOITATION OF LABOR IN MARYLAND IS SYSTEMIC NOW SO WHAT DO THEY THINK WILL HAPPEN?
These organization's leadership are complicit in a very bad public policy and we need for them to reverse course and resume their function as protectors of the American people and their rights as citizens. I read Catholic Church literature---especially Jesuit that says there schools educate students to be citizens and yet in Baltimore----absolutely no public policy education exists especially in these troubling times of dismantling Democracy and installing autocracy and oligarchy.
Below you see the laws protecting youth from the days of the Robber Barons. As the Catholic Church knows Obama as with Clinton embrace the Federalism Act which allows states to ignore Federal laws like those protecting children and indeed Trans Pacific Trade Pact does as well.
IF AN ORGANIZATION CALLS ITSELF A JUSTICE ORGANIZATION AND IS WORKING WITH JOHNS HOPKINS AND BALTIMORE DEVELOPMENT AS THEY DO HERE IN BALTIMORE---THEY ARE BEING LED BY PEOPLE WHO ARE NOT GOOD LEADERS. GET RID OF THESE LEADERS.
Youth Apprenticeship Child Labor
- The following child labor law information is for Youth Apprenticeship and other work-based learning programs (Co-op, Skills Certified Co-op); Employers, Instructors, Students and Parents.
- Labor Standards Bureau Director Jim J. Chiolino, Phone 608-266-3345.
- Joy Gander, Gander Consulting, is contracted to provide Risk Management Services to Wisconsin's public schools as part of a Wisconsin Association of School Boards contract. Phone: 608-286-0286 or email Joy M. Gänder, CPCU, ARM, Principal.
- Illinois: Lilian Jimenez, Division Manager, Fair Labor Standards, Illinois Department of Labor (IDOL). E-mail: email@example.com. Phone: (312) 793-1802
- Iowa: Mitchell Mahan, Attorney for the Labor Commissioner, Iowa Workforce Development. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Phone: (515) 281-3554
- Michigan: Tara Bride, Youth Employment Regulation Specialist, Michigan Department of Education. E-mail: email@example.com. Phone: (517) 335-6401
- Minnesota: Sara Ellstra, State Program Administrative Director, Minnesota Department of Labor and Industry. E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Phone: (651) 284-5005
In order to be considered a student learner, minors must meet the following criteria:
- Enrolled in a school to work-based learning program sponsored by an accredited school, the technical college system board or DWD’s Youth Apprenticeship program.
- Enrolled in school and receiving school credit for program participation.
- Receive appropriate safety instruction at the school and at the workplace.
- Work performed is under direct and close supervision of a qualified and experienced person.
- Work performed in any occupation declared hazardous is incidental to the training and is for intermittent and short periods of time.
- NOTE: Student Learner status does NOT override the child labor laws. The student learner exception limits the minor to performing some hazardous tasks to an incidental (less than 5% of their work time) and occasional (not a regular part of their job) basis. ( See Wis. Admin. Code DWD 270.14(3)(f)).
- There is a schedule of organized and progressive work processes to be performed on the job.
Required for lawful employment of minors under 18 years of age in work in connection with the business, trade, or profession of an employer. Should the ownership of the business change, the minor would need to obtain a new work permit. A child labor permit does not does not protect the employer if it allows the minor to do any work that is prohibited by child labor laws.
Work Permits are NOT Needed for:
- Agricultural work.
- Domestic employment - Work within a private home that is not a business, such as babysitting, yard work.
- Volunteer work for a non-profit agency, such as a volunteer at a non-profit hospital. Minors cannot perform prohibited work while volunteering. See Wis. Admin. Code DWD 270.18.
- The Youth Apprenticeship (YA) Program. Students and employers must have an approved Education Training Agreement on file with the school AND the employer instead.
NOTE: Students and employers do not need to obtain a separate work permit for the work to be performed as a part of the YA program, although it is highly recommended. If employers hire youth apprentices to perform other work duties outside of their YA duties, a work permit is required.
- Court-ordered restitution or court-ordered community service.
- A minor may be employed without a permit by a nonprofit organization in and around the home of an elderly person or a person with a disability to perform snow shoveling, lawn mowing, leaf raking, or other similar work usual to the home of the elderly person or person with a disability, if all of the following apply:
- The work is not in connection with or a part of the business, trade, or profession of that person and is in accordance with the minimum age stated in Wis. Stat. 103.67(2)(fm).
- The type of employment is not specifically prohibited by Wis. Stat. 103.64 to 103.82 or by any order of the department.
- The minor is paid the applicable minimum wage under Wis. Stat. 104 or under federal law, whichever is greater for the work.
- The minor’s parent or guardian provides the nonprofit organization with his or her written consent for the minor to perform the work.
- A minor may be employed without a permit as an election inspector.
- Child Labor Law Guidance for Employers of Minors
- Child Labor Laws - Wis. Admin. Code DWD 270
- Youth Apprenticeship Programs. Restrictions applicable to:
- Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources YA - Agriculture, Animals, Vet, Greenhouse, Crops, Landscaping
- Architecture and Construction YA - Architecture Drafting and Planning
- Arts, A/V Technology and Communications YA - Graphic Arts and Printing
- Finance YA - Accounting, Banking, Insurance
- Health Science YA - Medical Assistant, Medical Office, Nursing Assistant, Pharmacy Tech, Health Support Services
- Hospitality, Lodging and Tourism YA - Food and Beverage, Lodging, Reservations, Tours, Meetings & Events, Hospitality Sales & Marketing, Management
- Information Technology YA - IT Hardware, Software, Web
- Manufacturing YA - Assembly, Production, Machining, Welding, Production Operations, Equipment Maintenance
- STEM YA - Engineering, Bioscience
- Transportation, Distribution and Logistics YA - Auto Tech, Auto Collision, Warehousing & Inventory, Logistics
- Child Labor Laws and FAQs, DWD Equal Rights Division
- Labor Standards home page, DWD Equal Rights Division
- Youth Rules!, a US Department of Labor website for teens, parents, educators and employers
- Young Workers, a US Department of Labor - OSHA website
- Youth@Work: Talking Safety Wisconsin, a Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (NIOSH) website