296-05-203 - Equal opportunity in employment fundamentals

296-05-203. Equal opportunity in employment fundamentals

(1) The apprenticeship section is a state apprenticeship agency for federal purposes, as required by 29 C.F.R. Part 30.

(2) Registered apprenticeship programs are required to adopt written rules containing equal opportunity in employment standards required by 29 C.F.R. Part 30. Programs shall:

(a) Not discriminate on the basis of any category prohibited by federal law;

(b) Engage in affirmative recruiting action;

(c) Incorporate an equal opportunity pledge into its apprenticeship program standards;

(d) Adopt an affirmative action recruiting program;

(e) Adopt a defined selection procedure for apprentices.

(3) The standards required by 29 C.F.R. Part 30 do not apply to programs with fewer than five apprentices.

(Amended by WSR 18-17-149, Filed 8/21/2018, effective 10/10/2018)

Statutory Authority: Chapter 49.04 RCW and RCW 19.285.040. 11-11-002, § 296-05-203, filed 5/4/11, effective 7/25/11. Statutory Authority: RCW 49.04.010, 2001 c 204, and chapter 49.04 RCW. 01-22-055, § 296-05-203, filed 10/31/01, effective 1/17/02.

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