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WAC 296-128-195

Conditions governing issuance of special student learner certificate.

The following conditions must be satisfied before a special certificate may be issued authorizing employment of student learners at subminimum wages:
(1) Any training program under which the student learner will be employed must be a bona fide vocational training program as defined in WAC 296-128-180 or be a part of a job-training program established by the governing body of the school and approved by the director of the department of labor and industries.
(2) The employment of the student learner at subminimum wages must be necessary to prevent curtailment of opportunities for employment.
(3) The occupation for which the student learner is receiving preparatory training must require a sufficient degree of skill to necessitate a substantial learning period.
(4) The employment of a student learner must not have the effect of displacing a worker employed in the establishment in which the student learner is to be employed.
(5) The employment of the student learner at subminimum wages must not tend to impair or depress the wage rates or working standards established for experienced workers for work of a like or comparable nature.
(6) The issuance of such a certificate must not tend to prevent the development of apprenticeships or must not impair established apprenticeship standards in the occupation or industry involved.
[ยง 5, Regulation 294.6.004, filed 3/23/60.]
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