The apprentice scale of wages shall be determined by Joint Apprentice Training Committee. Listed as follows:
1st 6 months : 35% Journeyman Rate
2nd 6 months : 40% Journeyman Rate
2nd Year : 50% Journeyman Rate
3rd Year : 60% Journeyman Rate
4th Year : 70% Journeyman Rate
5th Year : 80% Journeyman Rate
Working dues shall not be deducted from a 1st year apprentice; however, a 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th year apprentice shall pay working dues based upon their rate of pay, multiplied by the current dues percentage rate. Fringe benefits for Apprentices are to be paid at 100% of the Journeyman’s rate.