2020 Florida Statutes
(1) Nothing in ss. 446.011-446.092 or in any apprentice agreement approved under those sections may invalidate:
(a) Any apprenticeship provision in any collective agreement between employers and employees setting up higher apprenticeship standards.
(b) Any special provision for veterans, minority persons, or women in the standards, apprenticeship qualifications, or operation of the program that is not otherwise prohibited by law, executive order, or authorized regulation.
(2) No person shall institute any action for the enforcement of any apprentice agreement, or for damages for the breach of any apprentice agreement, made under ss. 446.011-446.092, unless he or she has first exhausted all administrative remedies provided by this section.
(3) Any person aggrieved by any determination or act of the department has the right to an administrative hearing.
(4) Nothing in ss. 446.011-446.092 or in any rules adopted or contained in any approved apprentice agreement under such sections invalidates any special provision for veterans, minority persons, or women in the standards, qualifications, or operation of the apprenticeship program which is not otherwise prohibited by any applicable general law, rule, or regulation.
History.—s. 8, ch. 23934, 1947; s. 5, ch. 28037, 1953; s. 1, ch. 63-153; s. 1, ch. 69-267; s. 1, ch. 73-283; s. 120, ch. 73-333; s. 1, ch. 77-174; s. 11, ch. 78-95; s. 27, ch. 83-174; s. 146, ch. 97-103; s. 10, ch. 2004-322; s. 6, ch. 2018-7; s. 6, ch. 2019-119.
Note.—Former s. 446.13.