Code of Maryland Regulations
Chapter 09.12.42 - Equal Employment Opportunity - Scope and Purpose

Universal Citation: MD Code Reg Scope and Purpose

A. Scope.

(1) Except as provided in COMAR, these regulations do not apply to youth apprenticeship under Apprenticeship Maryland.

(2) These regulations set forth policies and procedures to promote equality of opportunity in apprenticeship programs registered with the Maryland Apprenticeship and Training Council.

(3) These policies and procedures apply to the recruitment and selection of apprentices, and to all conditions of employment and training during apprenticeship.

(4) The procedures established provide for review of apprenticeship programs, for registering apprenticeship programs, for processing complaints, and for deregistering noncomplying apprenticeship programs.

B. Purpose. The purpose of these regulations is to promote equality of opportunity in apprenticeship and encourage the fullest development of the interests and aptitudes of apprentices by prohibiting discrimination based on political or religious opinion or affiliation, marital status, race, color, creed, national origin, sex, or age, unless sex or age constitutes a bona fide occupational qualification, or the physical or mental disability of a qualified individual with a disability in apprenticeship programs, by requiring affirmative action to provide equal opportunity in apprenticeship programs, and by coordinating these regulations with other equal opportunity programs.

(Regulations .01 amended effective 43:7 Md. R. 448, eff. 4/11/2016)
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