FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
IR #2006-29
Tuesday, August 23, 2006

CONTACT:
Dean Fryer
Renée Bacchini
415-703-5050
Internet: http://www.dir.ca.gov


California Industrial Welfare Commission meeting postponed until Sept. 5

Sacramento - Due to pending legislation, the public meeting of the Industrial Welfare Commission (IWC) scheduled for Thursday, August 24 has been postponed until September 5.

When the IWC meets it will consider and discuss the Wage Board Report issued following the Board's August 4 meeting; language for a possible amendment to the general minimum wage order; and clarification for the petition asking to eliminate the exemption from overtime for certain types of truck drivers.

The IWC public meeting will begin at 10:00am in the auditorium at the Dept. of Water Resources building at 1416 Ninth Street in Sacramento. For information about the IWC or to review the agenda for the upcoming meeting please visit our web site at www.dir.ca.gov/iwc.

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