2011 New Mexico Statutes
Chapter 50: Employment Law
Article 7: Apprenticeship, 50-7-1 through 50-7-7
Section 50-7-4.1: Administration.
The commissioner of labor shall appoint a director of apprenticeship to be responsible for effectuating the policies set forth in Section 50-7-1 NMSA 1978, to carry out the policies approved by the apprenticeship council and otherwise to execute the provisions of Chapter 50, Article 7 NMSA 1978. Such appointment shall be subject to confirmation by a majority vote of the council. The commissioner of labor shall appoint the director and such additional personnel as may be necessary, subject to such laws and practices as are applicable to appointment, service and compensation of employees of the state.
Under the general direction of the commissioner of labor, the director in furtherance of the duties specified shall:
A. encourage the voluntary participation of employers and employees in the furtherance of the objectives of Chapter 50, Article 7 NMSA 1978;
B. devise necessary procedures and records;
C. prepare statistical reports regarding apprenticeship;
D. issue information related to apprenticeship; and
E. perform such other duties as are necessary to carry out the intent of Chapter 50, Article 7 NMSA 1978.
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