Apprenticeships could be a good and not-so-good trend for older workers. (Photo: Shutterstock)

Apprenticeship programs are growing as states realize that they’re facing “a wave of retirements”—but the new programs could help older workers retrain so they can keep working longer.

Alternatively, those programs could also ensure that there’s a ready crop of younger workers to choose from and lessen the possibility that an older worker can stay on the job past retirement.

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