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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1391         FILED ON: 1/16/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1782

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Daniel B. Winslow

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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 establishing a teen minimum wage to encourage seasonal employment.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Daniel B. Winslow

9th Norfolk


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 1391        FILED ON: 1/16/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1782

By Mr. Winslow of Norfolk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1782) of Daniel B. Winslow for legislation to establish a minimum wage for certain seasonal employees under twenty years of age.  Labor and Workforce Development. 

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE HOUSE, NO. 2313 OF 2011-2012.]


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act establishing a teen minimum wage to encourage seasonal 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. Section 1 of chapter 151, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by adding at the end of the first paragraph the following:

              This section shall not apply to workers under the age of twenty who are seasonally employed for no more than 5 months in any consecutive twelve month period.  A wage of less than $6.00 for any such worker under the age of twenty 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 sections seven and nine.

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