2015 ORS 660.060¹
Contents of agreement

To be registered with the State Apprenticeship and Training Council, every apprenticeship or training agreement shall contain:

(1) The names and signatures of the apprentice or trainee and of a parent or guardian if the apprentice or trainee is a minor;

(2) The names and addresses of the appropriate local joint committee and of the council;

(3) The date of birth of the apprentice or trainee;

(4) The beginning date and duration of the apprenticeship or training and the apprenticeable or trainable occupation in which the apprentice or trainee is to be trained;

(5) A statement that the parties to the agreement shall abide by the applicable standards existing as of the date of the agreement, and as amended during the duration of the agreement, and a provision incorporating the standards explicitly or by reference as part of the agreement;

(6) A statement that there is a probationary period of up to one year or 25 percent of the length of the program, whichever period is shorter, during which the apprenticeship agreement may be terminated by either party to the agreement upon written notice to the Apprenticeship and Training Division of the Bureau of Labor and Industries;

(7) A statement that after the probationary period the apprenticeship agreement may be canceled at the request of the apprentice or may be suspended, canceled or terminated by the committee for good cause, which includes but is not limited to failure to report to work, nonattendance at related training, failure to submit work progress reports and lack of response to committee citations, with prior written notice to the apprentice, and with written notice to the apprentice and to the Apprenticeship and Training Division of the Bureau of Labor and Industries of the final action taken by the committee;

(8) A statement that the transfer of an apprentice between apprenticeship programs or within an apprenticeship program must be based on an agreement between the transferring apprentice and the affected apprenticeship committees or program sponsors that includes requirements that:

(a) The transferring apprentice must be provided a transcript of records of related instruction and on-the-job learning by the transferring apprenticeship committee or program sponsor;

(b) The transfer must be within the same occupation as the original apprenticeship program; and

(c) A new apprenticeship agreement must be executed prior to the transfer between program sponsors or within an apprenticeship program;

(9) Any additional provisions as the council may deem necessary or advisable to effectuate the policies and duties prescribed and imposed by ORS 660.002 (Declaration of policy) to 660.210 (Tort liability of committees, officers, employees and agents), provided that the provisions are customarily subject to agreement between program sponsors or local joint committees and apprentices or trainees; and

(10) A waiver by the apprentice granting permission for the release of related training school records to the appropriate joint apprenticeship committee for the purpose of evaluation. [Amended by 1955 c.719 §3; 1957 c.270 §6; 1967 c.6 §9; 1981 c.764 §4; 1985 c.98 §2; 2007 c.620 §4; 2011 c.140 §4]

Notes of Decisions

Provision for notice and opportunity to submit correcting in­for­ma­­tion are in addi­tion to apprentice rights under Administrative Procedures Act contested case process. Fairbanks v. Bureau of Labor and Industries, 323 Or 88, 913 P2d 703 (1996)

1 Legislative Counsel Committee, CHAPTER 660—Apprenticeship and Training; Workforce Development, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ors660.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
2 Legislative Counsel Committee, Annotations to the Oregon Revised Stat­utes, Cumulative Supplement - 2015, Chapter 660, https://­www.­oregonlegislature.­gov/­bills_laws/­ors/­ano660.­html (2015) (last ac­cessed Jul. 16, 2016).
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