SENATE DOCKET, NO. 2015        FILED ON: 1/18/2019

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1070

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Ryan C. Fattman

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
Court assembled:

The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act encouraging teen employment.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

 

Ryan C. Fattman

Worcester and Norfolk

 

José F. Tosado

9th Hampden

1/30/2019

Joseph D. McKenna

18th Worcester

1/31/2019

Michael J. Soter

8th Worcester

2/1/2019

 


SENATE DOCKET, NO. 2015        FILED ON: 1/18/2019

SENATE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1070

By Mr. Fattman, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1070) of Ryan C. Fattman, José F. Tosado, Joseph D. McKenna and Michael J. Soter for legislation to encourage teen employment.  Labor and Workforce Development.

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the One Hundred and Ninety-First General Court
(2019-2020)

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An Act encouraging teen employment.

 

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

Section 1 of chapter 151 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2016 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the first paragraph the following:-

This section shall not apply to workers under the age of eighteen. A wage which is lower than the minimum wage by more than 20%, in any occupation, shall conclusively be presumed to be oppressive and unreasonable, unless the commissioner has expressly approved or shall expressly approve the establishment and payment of a lesser wage under the provisions of section seven and nine.