Meijer is sponsoring free pharmacy technician training at the West Michigan Center for Arts + Technology in an effort to recruit graduates. The nine-month program costs $13,000 per student. Demand for pharmacy technicians is expected to increase 20% by 2022, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. Meijer staffs 10 to 15 pharmacy technicians at each of its 210 stores.
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