49.04.200  <<  49.04.210 >>   49.04.220

Aerospace workforce council createdDutiesComposition.

(1) An aerospace workforce council is created in the department of labor and industries to establish a framework for apprenticeship utilization reporting and to establish efficient pathways to achieve targets required under RCW 49.04.220. Beginning in calendar year 2020, the council must:
(a) Meet at least twice per year until the apprenticeship utilization levels in RCW 49.04.220 are achieved;
(b) Monitor the progress of a significant commercial airplane manufacturer, as defined in RCW 49.04.220, and the aerospace industry as a whole in achieving the apprenticeship utilization levels established in RCW 49.04.220;
(c) Report to the legislature by December 1, 2023, on the apprenticeship utilization rate across the aerospace industry and include any recommendations implementing the intent of chapter 165, Laws of 2020, including policy changes needed to expand upon early success of apprenticeship utilization if reached before the date set forth in RCW 49.04.220.
(2) The council must consist of fourteen members, appointed by the governor:
(a) One member must be appointed from each of the two largest aerospace labor organizations in Washington;
(b) Two members must be from a Washington aerospace industry business, only one of which must be from a significant commercial airplane manufacturer;
(c) Two members must be from nonprofit entities engaged in workforce training for the aerospace industry;
(d) One representative from the governor's office;
(e) One representative from the workforce training and education coordinating board;
(f) The state trade representative or the representative's designee;
(g) The director of the department of labor and industries, or the director's designee;
(h) One member from each of the two largest caucuses of the house of representatives, as appointed by the speaker of the house of representatives; and
(i) One member from each of the two largest caucuses of the senate, as appointed by the president of the senate.


FindingsIntentEffective date2020 c 165: See notes following RCW 82.04.2602.
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