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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3463         FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1743

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Kevin J. Kuros

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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:

Kevin J. Kuros

8th Worcester

Ryan C. Fattman

18th Worcester


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 3463        FILED ON: 1/18/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1743

By Mr. Kuros of Uxbridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1743) of Kevin J. Kuros and Ryan C. Fattman relative to wages paid to persons under eighteen years of age.  Labor and Workforce Development. 


The Commonwealth of Massachusetts
 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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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 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 eighteen. A wage which is lower than the minimum wage by more than 25%, 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 sections seven and nine.

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