372-2 Definitions. As used in this chapter:

"Apprentice" means a worker at least sixteen years of age, except where a higher minimum age standard is otherwise fixed by law, who is employed to learn an apprenticeable occupation in accordance with the standards of apprenticeship established by this chapter.

"Apprenticeship agreement" is a written agreement between an apprentice and either the apprentice's program sponsors or an apprenticeship committee acting as agent for the program sponsors. The apprenticeship agreement shall be approved by the director.

"Apprenticeship committee" means a group of persons designated by the sponsors to administer an apprenticeship program. An apprenticeship committee may either be a joint committee comprising an equal number of representatives of the employers and employees represented by bona fide collective bargaining agents, or a non-joint committee, known as a unilateral or group non-joint committee, that has employer representatives and may include employees, but does not have a bona fide collective bargaining agent as a participant.

"Department" means the department of labor and industrial relations.

"Director" means the director of labor and industrial relations.

"Sponsor" means any person, employer, association, committee, or organization operating an apprenticeship program and in whose name the program is, or is to be, registered and approved. [L Sp 1941, c 23, pt of 4, 5; am L 1943, c 158, pt of 2; RL 1945, pt of 4145, 4146; am L 1945, c 22, 1(1); am L 1955, c 31, 1(b); RL 1955, 89-2; am L 1959, c 14, 1; am L 1967, c 20, 1(a); HRS 372-2; am L 2012, c 14, 3]

 

 

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