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5200.0370 EQUAL OPPORTUNITY FOR APPRENTICES.

Requirements of program sponsors under the Minnesota plan for equal employment opportunity in apprenticeship and Code of Federal Regulations, title 29, part 30 are as follows.

A.

Programs with fewer than five apprentices must submit the following: two copies of the proposed program, and include in its standards the approved equal opportunity pledge.

B.

Programs with five or more apprentices must submit the following: two copies of the proposed program, including in its standards the approved equal opportunity pledge and a written affirmative action plan adopting one of the following four approved selection procedures under the Minnesota plan for equal employment in apprenticeship:

(1)

selection on basis of rank from pool of eligible applicants;

(2)

random selection from pool of eligible applicants;

(3)

selection from pool of current employees; or

(4)

alternative selection methods.

C.

Requirements for program reciprocity under the Minnesota plan for equal employment opportunity in Apprenticeship and Code of Federal Regulations, title 29, part 30, are as follows:

(1)

[Removed, L 2015 c 54 art 5 s 15]

(2)

The applicant shall offer evidence that the program meets the requirements of Code of Federal Regulations, title 29, part 30, in some other state. A certificate of registration is adequate evidence.

(3)

A presentation of a request for reciprocity must be made to the Minnesota apprenticeship board in writing for information purposes and for the board's advice on the request.

(4)

The requesting party must offer proof which indicates that all apprentices will receive not less than 50 hours per year of safety training under the program being registered in this state.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 14.388; 178.041

History:

9 SR 2008; 33 SR 130; L 2015 c 54 art 5 s 15

Published Electronically:

August 11, 2015