Code of Maryland Regulations
Chapter 09.12.43 - Maryland Apprenticeship and Training - Apprenticeship Agreement

Universal Citation: MD Code Reg Apprenticeship Agreement

A. The apprenticeship agreement shall be on a form approved by the Council and shall contain:

(1) The name and signature of the:

(a) Apprentice;

(b) Program sponsor; and

(c) Parent or guardian, if the apprentice is a minor;

(2) The date of birth of the apprentice;

(3) The name and address of the program sponsor and registration agency;

(4) A statement of the trade or craft which the apprentice is to be taught;

(5) The beginning date and term of apprenticeship;

(6) A statement showing the number of hours to be spent by the apprentice in;

(a) Work on the job; and

(b) Related and supplemental instruction;

(7) A statement setting forth:

(a) A schedule of work processes in the trade or industry divisions which the apprentice is to be taught; and

(b) The approximate time to be spent at each process;

(8) When the program sponsor has granted credit toward work experience, the credit in relation to the respective work processes;

(9) The progressive scale of wages to be paid the apprentice and a statement as to whether or not the required time spent at related instruction is compensated;

(10) Statements providing for a reasonable period of probation in relation to the apprenticeship term;

(11) A reference incorporating, as part of the agreement, the standards of the apprenticeship program as it exists on the date of the agreement and as it may be amended during the period of the agreement;

(12) A statement that the apprentice shall be given equal opportunity in all phases of apprenticeship employment and training without discrimination because of 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;

(13) A statement that the Council is the appropriate authority designated under the program to receive, process, and make disposition of controversies or differences arising out of the apprenticeship agreement when the controversies or differences cannot be adjusted locally or resolved in accordance with the established trade procedure or applicable collective bargaining provisions; and

(14) A statement that, if the registration of the program has been canceled or revoked, the apprentice shall be notified by the sponsor within 15 days of the cancellation or revocation.

B. The apprentice shall be given an opportunity to read the sponsor's approved standards before signing the apprenticeship agreement.

(Regulation .07 amended effective August 24, 1998 (25:17 Md. R. 1359)
Regulations .07 adopted effective March 22, 1999 (26:6 Md. R. 484))
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