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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Bill S.2347 191st (2019 - 2020)

An Act relative to overtime pay for agricultural and farm work

By Ms. DiZoglio, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 2347) (subject to Joint Rule 12) of Diana DiZoglio for legislation relative to overtime pay for agricultural and farm work. Labor and Workforce Development.

Bill Information

Diana DiZoglio

Emergency Preamble

Whereas, The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to ensure the sustainability of the agricultural industry in the Commonwealth given the recent judicial ruling in Arias-Villano v. Chang and Sons Enterprises, Inc., 481 Mass. 625 (March 15, 2019), therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.


Name District/Address
Diana DiZoglio First Essex

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