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STATE WIMWIIM-WACR LAWS IP ORDERS JULY 2, 1954 to MAY I, 1955 Tvsr fjt Supplement 2 to Bulletin 247 MAY I, 1955 U. S. DEPARTMENT OF LABOR JAMES P. MITCHELL. Secretary BOARD* WOMEN’S BUREAU MRS. ALICE K. LEOPOLD. Director WASHINGTON 25. D. C. STATE MINIMUM WAGE ORDERS AND STATUTORT RATES BECOMING EFFECTIVE JULY 2, 195k to MAY 1, 1955 ALASKA S. 81*, Laws 1955, June 27, 1955 ARIZONA Retail Trades, August 10, 1951* IDAHO Ch. 151*, Laws 1955, May 1*, 1955 KENTUCKY Hotel and Restaurant, July 15, 1951* MASSACHUSETTS Diy Cleaning, May 1, 1955 NEVADA A.B. 72, Laws 1955, March 28, 1955 NEW MEXICO Ch. 200, Laws 1955, June 10, 1955 NEW YORK Hotel, October 11, 1955 OREGON Beauty Operators and Manicurists, August 10, 1951* UTAH Retail Trade, January 11, 1955 Public Housekeeping, February 11, 1955 Restaurant, March 12, 1955 WASHINGTON Counselors and Leaders in Organized Seasonal Recreational Camps, June 12, 1951* WYOMING Ch. 121, Laws 1955, May 20, 1955 PUERTO RICO Beer, August 1951* Coffee, December 1951* Restaurant, Canteen or Soda Fountain January 1955 * 1 State, title and number of order, and effec tive date ALASKA* Wage fixed in lav. Rate effective June 27, 1955. (Session laws 1955, S.B. 81*.) S«e footnotes at end of table. I Occupation or industry covered Class of employees covered Minimum-wage rates Employers of U or more em Any employee, male or $1.25 an hour ployees, including bona fide female executive, administrative, or professional employees, and outside salesmen (as defined by FLSA Regulations). Employees, not acting l| times regular Exceptions: Persons per in a supervisory carate forming only occasional pacity, engaged in • chores; baby sitters; boys commerce or other busi delivering papers part-time; ness or in the produc errand boys; part-time em tion of goods or _ ployees and aged or partial materials. Exceptions* ly disabled persons as Employees employed in authorized under work per small, mineral or mits of the Labor Commis metal, mining operations sioner. where 12 or less are employed; employees of employers subject to the Federal Railway Labor Act; and em ployees "of similar class or classes or employed in similar industry or industries, which employers or industries are ex empted from the pro visions of FISA as abended, and the same exemptions, both in interstate and intra- Hours Over 8 a day, liO a week. 2 State, title and number of order, and effec tive date ALASKA — Con. Wage fixed in law — Con. See footnotes at end of table. Occupation or industry covered Class of employees covered state commerce, are hereby allowed under FISA, in Sec. 13 (a), (b), and (c)". Minimum-wage rates Hours - 3 - State, title and number of order, and effec tive date ARIZONA.: Retail Trades Industry, No. 1-B. Directory, June 10, 195U. Mandatory, August 10, 195U. (Supersedes mandatory order 1-A of June 17, 19U3.) Occupation or industry covered Class of employees covered "Retail Trades Industry," i.e*. Women and female minors: all selling of merchandise Experienced to consumer and not for purpose of resale in any form. Exception: Worker under 2l whose chief occupation is that of a student actually attending public or private school. Part-time Inexperienced: 3/ First 6 months Minimum-wage rates $26.ho a week 55 cents an hour $2U a week 50 cents an hour $25.20 a week 52| cents an hour Full-time employee, i.e., one who works 8 hours a day on U or more days a week See footnotes at end of table. Standard workweek, i.e., Ii8 a week (8a day, 6 days) Part-time Second 6 months Part-time Hours Weekly rate prorated or k2 a week (6a day, 7 days). 1/ Less than U days a week, 8 hours each. 2/ Same as for experienced. Do. Do. Do. Less than standard week. - h State, title and number of order, and effec tive date IDAHO: Wage fixed in law. Rate effective May U, 1955. (Session laws 19$$, ch. 15U.) See footnotes at end of table. Occupation or industry covered Class of employees covered Any employee Any employer: Exception: The United Statesj any State, or polit ical subdivision, and any labor organization or its representative (other than when acting as an employer); persons employed in a bona fide executive, administra tive, or professional ca pacity; in domestic service; in agricultural labor (as defined); as State and public employees; and as outside salesmen. Minimum-wage rates 75 cents an hour (Ey definition, "wages0 include: 1. All tips, gratuities and commissions of every kind; 2. Reasonable 1/ cost of fumisfil ing board, lodg ing, or other facilities customarily fur nished and used by employe.) Hours Maximum for females 16 and over, 9 a day, in occupa tions as specified in Hours law. 5 State, title and number of order, and effec tive date KENTUCKY: Hotel and Restaurant Industry, Mandatory, July 15, 195k (as modified by Franklin Circuit Court in compliance with the Mandate of the Kentucky Court of Appeals in Middlekamp v. Willis, 267 S.W. 2d 92U). Occupation or industry covered Class of employees covered Hotels, i.e., all establish Women and minors: ments offering lodging Zone 1 - Cities of accommodations for hire to 20,000 or more popu the general public. Ex lation and contigu ception: Those having no ous territory within 5 miles thereof: more than 10 guest rooms, none of which are for Nonservice transient guests. Restaurants, i. e., establish* ments preparing and offering for sale food for consump tion. Service (Supersedes directory order of Feb. 26, 1951.) Minimum-w age rates h5 cents an hour 67J cents an hour 30 cents an hour cents an hour Zone 2 - Cities of not less than li,000 nor more than 20,000 popu lation and contiguous territory within 2 miles thereof: Nonservice U3 cents an hour 6U^ cents an hour Service 28 cents an hour k2 cents an hour See footnotes at end of table. Hours Up to and including 1*8 a week. Over U8 a week, 1/ Up to and including U8 a week. Over 1*8 a week. 1/ Up to and including U8 a week. Over U8 a week. 1/ Up to and including I|8 a week. Over U8 a week. 1/ - 6 - State, title and number of order, and effec tive date KINTUCK! — Con. Hotel and Restaurant Industry — Con. Occupation or industry covered Class of employees covered Zone 3 - All territory not included in Zones 1 and 2: Nonservice Minimum-wage rates ill cents an hour 61^ cents an hour Service 26 cents an hour 39 cents an hour Learners 2/ (90 days, on permit) If spread of hours ex ceeds 12, or employee has more than one interval off duty (excluding any meal period of 1 hour or less), or if both situations occur. See footnotes at end of table. 5 cents less than applicable mini mum wage rate 60 cents a day in addition to the hourly wage earned Hours Up to and including U8 a week. Over U8 a week. 1/ Up to and including U8 a week. Over U8 a week. 1/ (Same as for Experienced) - 7 - State, title and number of order, and effec tive date Occupation or industry covered Class of employees covered MASSACHUSETTS: Women and minors; men: Dry Cleaning Occupation, "Dry Cleaning Occupation," No. 29-A, May 1, 1955. Experienced i.e., any activity con nected with the cleaning, (Supersedes order No. 29, dyeing, wet-cleaning inci dental to dry-cleaning, spotting, finishing, press ing, repairing, altering, or Inexperienced (320 storing of any article of wearing apparel (including hours) hats), household furnishing, rugs, textiles, furs, and leather; or any other employment connected with the cleaning and dyeing industry not covered by another minimum-wage order. Excep tions* Salespersons in tnis industry who are connected with: (1) The soliciting of sales or opportunities for sales; (2) the collection, distribution, sale or resale of merchandise for dry cleaning service; or (3) services rendered incidental to the sale or resale of diy cleaning services. See footaotes at end of table. Minimum-wage rates 80 cents an hour 75 cents an hour (Deductions bringing wage below minimum allowed only if consent of employee and approval of Minimum Wage Coramission are obtained. If uniforms are required as a condition of employment, the employer must furnish and maintain them; deposit prohibited except on permit.) Hours Maximum for women and minors, 9 a day, U8 a week. 1/ 2/ Do. 1/ 2/ - 8 - State, title and number of order, and effec tive date NEVADA.: Wage fixed in lav. Rates effective Mar. 28, 1955. ^Compiled laws (1931 19 la) and Supplement (19l*3-U9), secs. 2825.1a to 2825.U7 as amended session laws 1953* ch. 19lij 1955, A.B. 72.7 Occupation or industry covered Class of employees covered Females, 18 years of age Private employment. Exception: Domestic service. and over Experienced Minimum-wage rates ♦7 a day, $1*2 a week 87.5 cents an hour Inexperienced (3 months) ♦5.50 a day, $32 a week Females under 18 Experienced $6 a day, $36 a week 75 cents an hour Inexperienced $5 a day, $30 a week Hours 8 a day, U8 week, 6 days a week. Less than 8 a day, 1*8 a week. 1/ 8 a day7 U8 a week, 6 days a week. 8 a day, U8 a week, 6 days a week. Less than 8 a day, U8 a week. 1/ 8 a day, H8 a week, 6 days a week. A All See footnotes at end of table. lj times employee's Over 8 to 12 regular rate a day; over U8 to 56 a (Deductions for week (in meals and/or emergencies lodging allowed as specified). as specified in the law. 9 State, title and number of order, and effec tive date NEVADA. — Con. Wage fixed in law Con. See footnotes at end of table. Occupation or industry covered Class of employees covered Minimum-wa ge rates If special uni forms are re quired by em ployer he must furnish and launder them without cost to the employee.) Hours - State, title and number of order, and effec tive date NEW MEXICO j Wage fixed by law. Rates effective June 10, 1955. (Session laws 1955, ch. 200.) See footnotes at end of table. Occupation or industry covered 10 Class of employees covered Minimum-wage rates 75 cents an hour Any individual employed Employers of h or more. by an employer (except Exceptions: Persons em ployed in agriculture} in Service employees, see Below). domestic service in or about a private home; in a bona fide executive, ad ministrative, or profes sional capacity; by the U.S., or by the State, or any political subdivision; in Service employees, i.e., 50 cents an hour hospitals, mortuaries, and persons employed in: ambulance services; in activities of an educational, restaurants, cafes, drug stores, and other charitable, religious or establishments furnish non-profit organization ing food or drink for where no employer-employee consumption on the relationship exists, or premises; laundries; where services are volun cleaning establishments tary; foremen, superintend engaged in cleaning or ents; supervisors; sales repairing garments at men or individuals paid on retail; hotels, motels, piece-work, flat-rate tourist courts and schedules, or comnission other establishments basis; primary or secondary furnishing lodging for school students working hire to the public; after school hours or on vacation; apprentices and gasoline and automotive service stations; learners otherwise provided bakeries by law; G.I. bill trainees while under training; in experienced workers (less than 3 months for any one employer). Hours Maximums for females 16 and over, 8 a day and 1*8 a week, in occupations as speci fied in Hours law. Do. 11 - State, title and number of order, and effec tive date NEW YORK: Hotel Industry, No. 6-C, "Oct. (Supersedes order No. 6-b of Feb. l5» 1953.) See footnotes at end of table. Occupation or industry covered Class of employees covered Women and minors; men: "Hotel Industry" includes All-year hotels? any establishment which, as Nonresidential em a whole or part of its business activities, offers ployees : Nonservice: lodging accommodations for In New York City hire to the public, to employees, or to members or guests of members, and serv ices in connection therewith In remainder of or incidental thereto. The industry includes but is not the State limited to conmercial hotels, apartment hotels, resort hotels, lodging houses, boarding houses, furnishedroom houses, children’s Service (except bell camps, adult camps, tourist boys and baggage camps, tourist homes, auto porters): camps, residence clubs, In New York City membership clubs, dude ranches, Turkish baths, and Russian baths. Exceptions: Eating or drinking places In remainder of the customarily offering lodg State ing accommodations of less than 5 rooms to the public, to employees, or to members or to guests of members; establishments in which lodging accoirmodation is not available to the public Minimum-wage rates 75 cents an hour 1/ 72 cents an hour 1/ 50 cents an hour 1/ Do. 1/ Hours Over 30 up to and in cluding Uo a week. Over 30 up to and in cluding 1*1* a week (1*3 a week after Feb. 15, 1956). Over 30 up to and in cluding 1*0 a week. Over 30 up to and in cluding 1*1* a week (1*3 a week after Feb. 15, 1956). - 12 - State, title and number of order, and effec tive date NEW YORK — Con. Hotel Industry — Con. See footnotes at end of table. Occupation or industry covered Class of employees covered or to members or guests of members, but is incidental to instruction, medical care, religious observance, or to the care of handicapped or destitute persons, or other public charges; caddies; Turkish bath employees employed by concessionaires, or by independently operated Turkish baths, unless employed in connection with lodging facilities of the establishment} camp counselors in children's camps, and employees who assist them and receive supervision and training as part compensation; enrolled students in a recognized college, university, junior college, institute, or vocational high school who must acquire experience through employment in a hotel; campers working 1+ hours or less a day in a children's camp; hotel employee in a week when working solely at an occupation or in an industry covered by another minimum-wage order of the State. Bellboys and Baggage Porters In New York City In remainder of the State Service and nonservices Part time Overtime: In New York City Minimum-wage rates i|8 cents an hour 1/ 16 cents an hour 1/ U cents an hour in addition to the applicable minimum hourly rate Hours Over 30 up to and ineluding UO a week. Over 30 up to and ineluding UU a week (U3 a week after Feb. 1$, 1956). 30 or less a week at the discretion of the employer.2/ Over U0 a l\ times the apweek, h/ plicable minimum hourly rate In remainder of the Co. . Over Ui a week (over State U3 after Feb. 15, 1956). V Residential employees: UU or less In New York City $28 a week 1/ a week 13 - State, title and number of order, and effec tive date NEW YORK — Con. Hotel Industry — Con. Occupation or industry covered Class of employees covered In the remainder of the State Overtime On any day the spread of hours exceeds 10 or there is more than one interval off duty (exclud ing any meal peri od of one hour or less), or where both situations occur Resort hotels: Nonservice Chambermaids Service Part time Overtime See footnotes at end of table. Minimum-wa ge rates $26 a week V I2 the applicable prorated minimum rate 75 cents in ad dition to the hourly wages earned $28 a week 1/ $22* a week T/ $20 a week T/ Hours Do. Over hh a week. )U8 or less ) but more ) than 2h hours or 3 days a week. l/UO of the appli 2h hours or cable minimum less or 3 weekly wage days or less a week.2/ 1-2 the applicable Over ii8 hoursprorated minimum a week or rate on 7th con secutive day. 3/ -11* - State, title and number of order, and effec tive date NEW YORK — Con. Hotel Industry — Con. See footnotes at end of table. Occupation or industry covered Class of employees covered Minimum-wage rates (The minimum wage shall be subject to no deductions except as au thorized by statute. Any employer in the establish ments covered must furnish, launder, clean, and maintain uniforms. If employee fur nishes uniforms at the request or direction of employer or as a condition of em ployment, em ployer must re imburse him or her for the cost thereof within the period specified. In lieu of laun dering and main taining uniforms, employer may elect to pay regularly to em ployees an Hours State, title and number of order, and effec tive date NEW YORK — Con. Hotel Industry — Con. See footiotes at end of table. Occupation or industrycovered Class of employees covered Minimum-wage rates additional 3 cents an hour.) Hours - State, title and number of order, and effec tive date OREGON: Beauty Operators and Manicurists, No. 1, August 10,195U. (Supersedes order 1 of July 22, 19Ul, Supplemented Aug. 6, 19i»l.) See footnotes at end of table. Occupation or industry covered 16 - Class of employees covered Women and minors "Beauty operators and manicurists," i.e., those providing services or operations used or useful in the care, cleansing or beautification of the skin, scalp, nails or hair, or in the enhancement of personal Overtime appearance, and all services or operations incidental thereto, including services of maids, cashiers, receptionists or appointment clerks. Exceptions: Women employed In administrative, executive, or professional capacities, i.e., work predominantly intellectual, managerial, or creative which requires exercise of discretion and independent judgment and for which remuneration is not less than $250 a month. Minimum-wage rates Hours 75 cents an hour For female beauticians, 10 a day, Ui; a week; for others, 8 a day, Ui a week. lj times the regular hourly rate. All overtime, in emergencies, permit. (Employee may not be required to contribute from the minimum wage for the purchase or maintenance of uniforms, tools or equipment or for the laundering and cleaning of uniforms. 17 - State, title and number of order, and effec tive date Occupation or industry covered Class of employees covered Minimum-wage rates UTAH: Retail Trade Occupa tions, Wo. 1, as amended Jan. 11, 1955. "Retail Trade Occupations," Women and minors: i.e., any industry or busiExperienced: In Salt Lake City and ness, operated for the 70 cents an hour purpose of selling, offer Ogden ing for sale, or distrib (Supersedes order 1 of Sept. 1, 19U7 as uting goods, wares, and amended, June 1, 1952. ) merchandise at retail to selected individuals or to the general public, and rendering services incidental to such operations. In Logan, Provo, Murray 67 cents an hour and Tooele 6I4. cents an hour In other cities and towns over 2,500 population 56 cents an hour In towns or munici palities of 2,500 or less (1950 U. S. Census) and all unin corporated areas Inexperienced (6 months 5 cents less an or 1000 hours) 3/ hour than appli cable minimum wage for experi enced employees Minors lU to 16, doing delivery work, chore work, or odd jobs in the establishment, not otherwise provided for in the order See footnotes at end of table. 55 cents an hour Hours 8 a day, U8 a week, 6 days a week for women; 8-liU^ for minors under 3.8. 1/2/ Do. 1/ 2/ Do. 1/ 2/ do. y 2/ 8 a day, UU a week, 6 days a week. y 18 - State, title and number of order, and effective date Occupation or industry covered Class of employees covered • If employee works a split shift UTAH — Con. Retail Trade Occupations — Con, Handicapped employees unable to produce same as able bodied em ployee Hours 55 cents a day in addition to the applicable mini mum wage 66 2/3% of applicable minimum wage (Permits furnish ing of meals and lodging to em ployees at a charge not in excess of retail price, if a mutual agreement has been signed and copy filed with Industrial Commission. If uniforms are required, eraployer must supply free and provide for care and upkeep.) : r See footnotes at end of table. Minimum-wage rates * c?c ;? br£& stj if#i«r | Jnf J it» ill ii ' •••*»£ 19 - State, title and number of order, and effec tive date UTAH — Con. Public Housekeeping Industry, No. 3 as amended Feb. 11, 1955. Occupation or industry covered "Public Housekeeping Indus try," i.e., hotels, board ing houses, rooming-houses, motels, apartment houses, resort hotels, hospitals, (Supersedes order 3 of Dec. 1, 19U7, as institutions, building amended Nov. 16, 1952.) space to rent for business, manufacturing, commercial enterprises, and other public service. Includes linen-room girls, maids, cleaners, elevator oper ators, and any other female or minor employee connected with the establishment unless or until their spe cific occupation is gov erned by another minimumwage order. Exceptions; Registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and resident managers. See footnotes at end of table. Class of employees covered Women and minors; h/ In cities over 107000 populatiQn; Experienced Learners (2 months) In cities over 3,000 and under 10,000 population; Experienced Learners (2 months) In cities under 3>000 population and all other unincorporated areas; Experienced Learners (2 months) Minimum-wage rates 70 cents an hour 65 cents an hour Hours 8 a day, U8 a week, 6 days a week. V 5/ D°. h/|( 5/ 65 cents an hour 60 cents an hour Do. 60 cents an hour 55 cents an hour Do. h/ 5/ Do. U/ 5/ (Permits furnish ing of meals and lodging to em ployees at a charge not in excess of retail price, if a mutual agreement has been signed and copy filed with Industrial Commission. 20 - State, title and number of order, and effec tive date UTAH — Con. Public Housekeeping Industry — Con. See footnotes at end of table. Occupation or industry covered Class of employees covered Minimum-wage rates Exceptiont Re sort hotels under the conditions specified. If uniforms are required, em ployer must sup ply and bear entire cost of same, including purchase price, maintenance and laundry.) Hours 21 State, title and number of order, and effec tive date UTAH — Con. Restaurant Occupation, No. 2 as amended Mar. 12, 1955. (Supersedes order 2 of Nov. 20, 19U7, as amended May 1951 and April 2, 1953.) Occupation or industry covered "Restaurant," i.e., any place selling food or bever ages in solid or liquid form to be consumed on the premises. Exceptions: Re tail ice-cream or retail soft-drink (nonalcoholic) establishments where as much as 90 percent of the business volume is from ice-cream or soft-drink sales. Class of employees covered Women and minors: Experienced In cities over 50,000 population: Salt Lake City, Ogden Minimum-wage rates Hours 60 cents an hour a day, U8 a week, 6 days a week, for women; 8-UU-6 for minors under In cities over 5,000 57 cents an hour and under 50,000 population 55 cents an hour In cities over 2,500 and under 5,000 population k9 cents an hour In cities and towns having a population of less than 2,500 (1950 Census) and all other incorporated and unin corporated areas Inexperienced (less than 3 months recognized experience in the occupation) 7/ h cents an hour less than the established minimum wage. (Furnishing of meals to employ ees allowed if a mutual agreement has been signed See footnotes at end of table. 18. 6/ Do. 6/ Do. 6/ Do. 6/ 22 ' State, title and number of order, and effec tive date Occupation or industry covered Class of employees covered UTAH — Con. Restaurant Occupation- Con. Minimum-wage rates Hours and copy filed with Industrial Commission. If uniforms are required by the establishment, employer must furnish, launder j and maintain them.) nr ..:ro3*s : •*I ; . :> "c i t iioH : : J H i0l£88i&/C.b »!? ! ! .K,t 10 lofee.-aroo is.f:c3q« adus f *j:o eai HS £>r;a •ro qacog • :.r« -Miesb-trao v£'!. V;: (6qs/s» j See footnotes at end of table. t.S S3 XL - 23 - State, title and number of order, and effec tive date WASHINGTON: Counselors and Leaders in Organized Seasonal Recreational Camps, No. 5U, June 12, 195U. Occupation or industry covered Class of employees covered Women and minors "Counselor or Leader Occu pations in Organized Season Non-resident: Experienced (3 seasons $31*20, al Recreational Camps," i.e., 1/ of employment in only an established resident "title counselor staff) group camp, established and maintained for recreation, $22.20, Apprentice counselors education, vacation, or (at least 1 but less religious purposes for use than 3 seasons 1/ of by organized groups wherein employment in ary these activities are con counselor staff occu ducted on a closely super pation) 2/ vised basis and wherein $16.20, First-year learners day-to-day living facili (never employed in ties, including food and any counselor staff lodging, are provided occupation) 2/ either free of charge, or by payment of fee. In Resident: cludes all work involving Experienced (3 seasons $25.00, duties primarily relating 1/ of employment in 3/ to guidance, instruction, The counselor staff) supervision, and care of $16.00, Apprentice counselor campers, whether such work (at least 1 but less involves direct charge of, 3/ than 3 seasons 1/ of or responsibility for, such employment in ary activities, or merely as counselor staff occu sistance to persons in pation) 2/ charge. Includes but not $10.00, First-year learners limited to: Head counselor, (never employed in 3/ assistant head counselor, any counselor staff specialist counselor or instructor (swimming, arts occupation) 2/ and crafts, etc.), group or y See footnotes at end of table. Minimum-wage rates 6-day week 6-day week 6-day week 6-day week 6-day week 6-day week Hours - 2li - State, title and number of order, and effec tive date WASHINGTON — Con. Counselors and Leaders in Organized Seasonal Recreational Camps — Con. Occupation or industry covered division leader, camp mother, teacher, supervising counse lor, senior counselor, counselor, general counselor, bunk counselor, assistant counselor, co-counselor, junior counselor and counse lor aide. Exceptions! Camp cooks or kifohen help as de fined in Public Housekeeping Order No. U6 and Order No. U9 (Minors), or any other type of work other than counse lors or leaders; pre-season training; women or minor (16 and over) members or associ ate members of the group or association, who may serve as volunteer counselors or leaders provided written agreement requirement (ap plicable to all persons in the camp except paying campers) has been complied with; resident campers under 16 whose duties are limited to a maximum of 21+ hours weekly provided (1) prepared instructions and supervision related to their responsi bility are given them by See footnotes at end of table. Class of employees covered Minimum-wa ge rates Hours 25 State, title and number of order, and effec tive date — Con. Counselors and Leaders In brganited Seasonal Recreational damps — Con. Occupation or industry covered WASHINGTON See footnotes at end of table. administrators and/or counselors; (2) neither bunk responsibility nor responsi bility for educational or physical activities of cancers devolves on them, except as part of their instruction program; (3) a copy of this regulation is furnished to their parents or guardians. Class of employees covered Minimum-wage rates Hours - State, title and number of order, and effective date WICMING: Wage fixed by law. Rate effective May 20, 1955. (Session laws 1955* ch. 121.) See footnotes at end of table. Occupation or industry covered 26 - Class of employees covered Any individual employed Any occupation in which by an employer (except individuals are gainfully minors under 18, see employed. Exceptions* Exceptions). Any individual employed in agriculture} domestic service in or about a private home; in a bona fide executive, administrative, or professional capacity; by the U. S., or hy the State or any political subdivision; in activities of an educational, charitable, re ligious or non-profit organization where no employer-employee relation ship exists, or where serv ices are voluntary; part time and piece workers; outside salesmen solely on commission basis; any person who drives ambulance or other vehicles on call; minors under 18. Minimum-wage rates 75 cents an hour Hours Maximum for females 16 and over, 8 a day and U8 a week, for occupations as specified in Hours law. 27 - State, title and number of order, and effec tive date PUERTO KtCO: 1/ Beer, No, 2h August 195U. Occupation or industry covered Minimum-wage rates Hours 8 a day, U8 a week. Do, See footnotes at end of table. 70 cents an hour Other employees^ 60 cents an hour All employees Twice employee1 s regular rate Over 8 a day or over 1*8 a week. 20 or less a week. Wage guaranty 32 hours at regular hourly rate Permanent employees Wage guaranty 1-g times employee's regular hourly rate (Supersedes in part 2/ No, 5, Mar, 13, 19UI, modified June 5, 19llU "Beer Industry," i.e., the preparation, production, distribution, or sale of beer, with or without alcohol. Class of employees covered More than 20 but less than 32. - State, title and number of order, and effec tive date Occupation or industry covered PUERTO RE CO 1/ — Con. Coffee Industiy, No. 19, "Coffee Industry" includes December 195U. all agricultural operations necessary for the production of coffee; drying, hulling, (Supersedes No. 19, Oct. 26, 1950.) and packing or the trans portation thereof by the farmer. DigitizedSee FRASER for footnotes at end of table. 28 Class of employees covered Coffee pickers Minimum-wage rates 1*5 cents an almud, which is U/5 of a liter 1/ Other occupations $1.50 per day 3/ Hours I 29 State, title and number of order, and effec tive date PUERTO HTCO 1/ — Con Restaurants! Canteen or Soda Fountain! No. 6, January 1955 Occupation or industry covered Restaurant, Canteen, or Soda Fountain - Class of employees covered All occupations Zone 1 Zone 2 (Supersedes No. 6, June 15, 19khy modified Apr. ll*, 19l*5.) Se« footnotes st end of table. Zone 3 All occupations Minimum-wage rates Hours 33 1/3 cents an hour 29 1/6 cents an hour 25 cents an hour 8 a day, 1*8 a week. Do. Twice employee's regular rate Over 8 a day t or U8 a week. Wage guaranty 1£ times employee's regular hourly rate Wage guaranty 1*0 hours at regular hourly rate 20 or less a week. (Deductions for meals and lodging allowed as fol lows; Breakfast 10 cents; lunch, 25 cents; dinner, 25 cents; dormitory, 15 cents daily.) Do. More than 20 but less than 1*0. - 30 - FOOTN OTES ARIZONA 1/ 2/ ~ 3/ “ Maximum hours for women and minors, 8 a day, i*8 a week. Employee called to work on any day must be paid at least U hours’ wages at the rate at which he or she is classified. Number not to exceed 33 1/3 percent of women employed in establishment, except that 1 learner is permitted if less than 3 women are employed. Rule not applicable during the month of December or the 2 weeks immediately preceding Easter. IDAHO 1/ As determined by Employment Security Agency. KENTTJCKT 1/ — 2/ ” Maximum hours for women and girls in practically all industries and occupations, 10 a day, 60 a week. Humber of learners may not exceed one-third of regular full time employees. Authorization of labor commissioner required. MASSACHUSETTS 1/ Hour law establishes 9 hours a day, U8 hours a week as the maximum for "women and children" employed in or in connection with any factory, workshop, manufacturing, mercantile or mechanical establishment, telegraph office or telephone exchange, express' or transportation company, private club, office, letter shop, financial institution, laundry, hotel, manicuring or hairdressing establishment, motion picture or other theater or other place of amusement, garage, hospital in a nonprofessional capacity, or as an elevator operator, or as a switchboard operator in a private exchange. It expressly exempts women and minors who ares (1) Employed exclusively as personal secretaries; (2) declared by the commissioner to be employed in a supervisory capacity; and (3) professional personnel in hospitals. Labor Commissioner is granted authority by the law, however, to permit the employment of office workers for more than 9 hours a day (but not more than U8 hours a week) and of nonprofessional hospital employees for more than 9 hours a day or U8 hours a week in an emergency. The law cites several permissible variations from its established maximum-hour standards. - 31 MASSACHUSETTS (Continued) In manufacturing establishments and hotels where employment is determined by the Labor Department to be seasonal, women may be employed 52 hours a week, but the year's weekly average may not exceed U8 hours. £/ Employee reporting for duty on any day at the time set by employer must be paid at least 3 hours' wages at the applicable minimum rate, unless employment on that day is rendered impossible by conditions beyond the employer's control. NEVADA 1/ Emplcyee reporting for work on any day at the time and place designated by employer, must be paid for at least \ day's work at the rate agreed upon in the contract of employment, unless employer has given 8 hours notice that her services will not be required on that particular day. NEW YORK 1/ In all-year-hotels nonresidential employees receiving one meal per day may be paid 5 cents less than the applicable basic hourly rates and 10 cents less if two or more meals are received; for residential employees in such establishments who receive meals, a weekly differential of $7 is permitted. In resort hotels employees who receive lodging but no meals may be paid $5 less than the weekly minimum rate established for employees receiving neither meals nor lodging if 3 meals but no lodging, $7 less; and if both lodging and 3 meals a day are received, $12 less. 2/ Employee called to work on any day, whether assigned to duty or not, must be paid for the maximum length of the stint she is hired to work (3 hours, if 1 shift; 6 hours if 2 shifts; 8 hours if 3 shifts) at the applicable minimum rate. The hotel order provides that actual hourly earnings must be paid, if such earnings exceed the minimum daily wage. Employee-students exempted from this provision on any workday when they are required to attend school, must be paid for each hour of actual work or permitted attendance in the establishment at the applicable minimum hourly rate. 3/ Hour law expressly exempts from the 8-1$ hour maximum females over 16 employed in resort or seasonal hotels or restaurants in rural coranunities and small cities and villages as specified. - 32 NEW YORK V (Continued) Maximum hours 8 a day, U8 a week for females and male minors between 16 and 18 years of age. To make one or more short days in week, 10 hours allowed on one day and up to 9 hours on the U remaining days, but weekly hours may not exceed 1*8. In mercantile establishments, the 8-U8 hour maximum does not apply during 2 weeks in year for inventory and for 7 consecutivedays from Dec. li though 23, selected by the employer who must notify the Industrial Commission. Hours law expressly exempts from its provisions females over 16 employed in: (1) Beauty parlors in cities and towns of less than 15,000 population; (2) resort or seasonal hotels or restaurants in rural communities and in places of under 15,000 population, as specified. UTAH 1/ " Hour law permits overtime if life or property is in imminent danger. In emergencies or peak periods in the business of an employer, Industrial Commission may permit longer hours. Regulations issued by the Commission prescribe certain conditions for obtaining permits for such overtime. 2/ Employee called to work on any day must be paid for at least k hours at the rate of 70cents an hour. Exception: Minors must be paid for at least 2 hours. 3/ Number may not "exceed 25% of total number of workers covered by the order. V Employment of girls under 18 and of boys under 16 prohibited in this industry. Boys 16 and under “ 18 may be employed 8 hours a day, 6 days, UU hours a week if certificate has been obtained from school superintendent or the local issuing officer. 5/ Order requires that a \ hour meal period, paid for at minimum rate, be included in the 8 hours. " xn emergencies, females over 21 may be employed over 8 hours a day or on the 7th day, if employer obtains a permit from the Industrial Commission. 6/ Restaurant Occupations Order requires that a \ hour meal period be included as paid time. 7/ Number may not exceed 1 learner to every 5 experienced employees in the establishment. WASHINGTON Season defined as a minimum period of 6 weeks in any 1 year. No more than 30 percent of total number of counselor staff employees may be paid the first-year learner rate in any week and the total number of employees paid the first-year learner and appren tice counselor rate may not exceed 80 percent of the total staff provided that in camps of UO campers or less, where these percentages may be unworkable, the Supervisor of Women and Minors Division shall have authority to make reasonable adjustments upon showing that limitations will work a hardship. 3/ At the termination of employment a resident counselor shall be entitled to a premium payment of “ 25 percent of applicable weekly rate for each week of employment, unless the equivalent thereof has been received in time off duty. Premium payment for 1 week is equivalent to 2k hours off duty, 12 http://fraser.stlouisfed.org/ ________ ___________ ________________ ________________________ Federal Reserve Bank of St. of which must be in sequence. Louis 1/ ?/ - 33 PUERTO RICO I””" * digest of "outstanding provisions of decrees issued by the Puerto the p- r- DepartBent °f *«*■ s 2/ Beer Industry was previously covered by Mandatory Decree No. 5, Beer and Carbonated Drinks the^Sort * Drink*!ndus try! *** 13' 19UU' *** —ins in e^ect^r 3/ Order provides that the minimum wage increase or decrease according to the price of coffee set by a Production Board.