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§381.  Purposes

The purposes of this Chapter are:

(1)  To open to people the opportunity to obtain training that will equip them for profitable employment and citizenship;

(2)  To set up, as a means to this end, a program of voluntary apprenticeship, under approved apprentice agreements, providing facilities for their training and guidance in the arts and crafts of industry and trade, with parallel instruction in related supplementary education;

(3)  To promote employment opportunities for young people under conditions providing adequate training and reasonable earning;

(4)  To relate the supply of skilled workers to employment demands;

(5)  To establish standards for apprentice training;

(6)  To establish an apprenticeship council to assist in effectuating the purposes of this Chapter;

(7)  To provide for a director of apprenticeship within the Louisiana Workforce Commission;

(8)  To provide for reports to the legislature and to the public regarding the status of apprentice training in the state;

(9)  To establish a procedure for the determination of apprentice agreement controversies; and

(10)  To accomplish related ends.

Acts 1987, No. 623, §1; Acts 1989, No. 512, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 1990; Acts 1992, No. 447, §1, eff. June 20, 1992; Acts 2008, No. 743, §7, eff. July 1, 2008; Acts 2010, No. 791, §1.

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