Health Benefits

Messrs. Tarr and Ross moved that the bill be amended by inserting after section _ the following section:-

Section _. Said Section 1 of said chapter 151, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by adding the following sentence:- Notwithstanding the provisions of this section, no wage more than $1.00 per hour more than the effective federal minimum rate shall be presumed to be oppressive or unreasonable if the employer provides the wage collector “minimum credible coverage” under section 1 of chapter 111M.