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HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2273        FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2313

 

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

Ryan C. Fattman

18th Worcester

Michael J. Finn

6th Hampden

Robert L. Hedlund

 

Steven S. Howitt

4th Bristol

Bradley H. Jones, Jr.

20th Middlesex

Kevin J. Kuros

8th Worcester

Elizabeth A. Poirier

14th Bristol

George T. Ross

2nd Bristol

Donald H. Wong

9th Essex


HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 2273        FILED ON: 1/20/2011

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 2313

By Mr. Winslow of Norfolk, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2313) of Daniel B. Winslow and others for legislation to establish a minimum wage for certain seasonal employees under twenty years of age.  Labor and Workforce Development.

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the Year Two Thousand Eleven

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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 2008 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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