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WAC 296-05-309

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Apprenticeship programs approved by the WSATC.

The following apprenticeship programs may be approved by the WSATC. All the following programs with the exception of individual waiver programs must be administered by a committee. A committee may be either joint or nonjoint, as defined in WAC 296-05-303(2).
(1) Group-joint, or area joint. A program where there is a labor organization. These programs are jointly sponsored by a group of employers and a labor organization. They are administered by employer and employee representatives from an apprenticeship and training committee composed equally from management and labor.
(2) Individual-joint. A program where there is a labor organization. These programs are jointly sponsored by an individual employer and a labor organization. They are administered by employer and employee representatives from an apprenticeship and training committee composed equally from management and labor.
(3) Group nonjoint, or area group. A program where there is no labor organization. These programs are sponsored by an employer association(s) administered by an apprenticeship committee.
(4) Individual nonjoint. A program where there is no labor organization. These programs are sponsored and administered by an individual employer.
(5) Group waiver. These programs involve an employer association(s)and a labor organization. Either the employer group or the labor organization voluntarily waives participation in the program by notifying the other party in writing.
(6) Individual waiver. These programs involve an individual person, company, plant, firm, and a labor organization. Either management or labor voluntarily waives participation by notifying the other party in writing.
(7) Plant. A program for a single physical location or a group of physical locations owned by the sponsor. The WSATC, based on the authority in RCW 49.04.040, assumes jurisdiction and serves as the committee for appeals and disposition of complaints only. The apprenticeship agreement must specify the number of required hours for completion of the apprenticeship. The hours specified must represent at least two thousand hours of reasonably continuous employment. That agreement must conform to the applicable provisions of chapter 49.04 RCW and these rules.
[Statutory Authority: Chapter 49.04 RCW and RCW 19.285.040. WSR 11-11-002, § 296-05-309, filed 5/4/11, effective 7/25/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 49.04.010, 2001 c 204, and chapter 49.04 RCW. WSR 01-22-055, § 296-05-309, filed 10/31/01, effective 1/17/02.]