April 17, 2003 10:00 A.M.
San Francisco
455 Golden Gate Avenue,
Hearing Room 9
April 21, 2003, 10:00 A.M.
San Diego
San Diego State Building
1350 Front Street, Room B-109
April 23, 2003, 10:00 A. M. Sacramento
State Capitol Building,
Senate Room 112

In accordance with Labor Code Sections 1173, 1178.5 and 1181, the Industrial Welfare Commission will conduct hearings for public comment on proposed regulations regarding employees, covered by Wage Order 5-2001, with direct responsibility for the elderly and adults with disabilities, receiving 24-hour care.

The IWC will hold public hearings in the following cities: in San Francisco on April 17, 2003, in San Diego on April 21, 2003, and in Sacramento on April 23, 2003. All hearings will commence at 10:00 a.m.


Public comment on proposed amendments to Wage Order 5-2001, Section 3 "Hours and Days of Work", regarding exemption for employees of 24-hour non-medical out of home licensed residential facilities with direct responsibility for the developmentally disabled, elderly and mentally ill adults.

In order for the IWC to provide an opportunity for interested parties to speak at the public hearings, the amount of time within which each speaker will be allowed to address the IWC may be limited. Accordingly, the public is urged to submit written statements to the IWC concerning items on the agenda.

For further information, you can visit the commission's web site at You can also contact Andrew R. Baron, Executive Officer, or other staff members of the IWC, at (916) 322-0167


Bill Dombrowski, Chair
Doug Bosco, Commissioner
Timothy Cremins, Commissioner
Leslee Coleman, Commissioner
Harold Rose, Commissioner