.04 Consideration and Approval of an Eligible Employer.

A. Upon receipt of an employer’s application for approval as an eligible employer, the Council, in consultation with the Commissioner of the Division of Labor and Industry, shall consider the application and any supporting materials provided by the employer.

B. The Council shall consider the application based on criteria developed by MDL and MSDE for Apprenticeship Maryland.

C. In the event of a disagreement between the Council and the Division of Labor and Industry regarding approval of an application by an employer, the Secretary shall resolve the dispute in accordance with Labor and Employment Article, §11-405(d), Annotated Code of Maryland.