2011 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 50: Employment Law
Article 7: Apprenticeship, 50-7-1 through 50-7-7
Section 50-7-3: Apprenticeship council.
50-7-3. Apprenticeship council.
An "apprenticeship council", hereinafter referred to as the council, shall be appointed by the director of the labor and industrial division of the department of labor without regard to any other provisions of law regarding the appointment and compensation of employees of the state. It shall consist of three persons known to represent employers, three persons known to represent labor organizations, three public representatives and shall include, as ex-officio members without vote, the director of the labor and industrial division and the state supervisor of trade and industrial education. Persons appointed to the council must be familiar with apprenticeable occupations. The terms of office of the members of the council first appointed shall expire as designated by the director at the time of making the appointment: one representative each of employers, labor organizations and the public being appointed for one year; one representative each of employers, labor organizations and the public being appointed for two years and one representative each of employers, labor organizations and the public being appointed for three years. Thereafter, each member shall be appointed for a term of three years. Any member appointed to fill a vacancy occurring prior to the expiration of the term of his predecessor shall be appointed for the remainder of that term. Members of the council not otherwise compensated by public money shall be reimbursed for their official duties in accordance with the Per Diem and Mileage Act [10-8-1 NMSA 1978] for attendance at not in excess of twelve meetings per year.
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