Few integrators do a formal apprenticeship program. However, now a NJ law is requiring any integrator on public works projects (such as state schools, municipal buildings, etc.) to first attend such a program.
However, the state chapter of the Electronic Security Association (ESA), the NJESA says the law could severely restrict the work alarm contractors, including security, life-safety, and surveillance contractors, are able to do.
In this note, we examine:
What the language of the law says
Whom the law affects
Why the NJESA called companies to action
What another security industry company says
What the NJ Dept of Labor Wage and Hour Compliance division has to say