May 5, 2000
Van Nuys

Pursuant to Labor Code Section 1181, the Industrial Welfare Commission (IWC) held the ninth in a series of public meetings and hearings with regard to AB 60. The IWC's agenda called for a review of, and public comment upon, the following matters: the skiing industry as set forth in Labor Code §§517(b) and 1182.2; meal periods, break periods, and days of rest as set forth in Labor Code §§ 512 and 516; duties which meet the test for an exemption for executive, administrative and professional employees as set forth in Labor Code §515(a); and. licensed pharmacists, as set forth in Labor Code §§517(c) and 1186.

The meeting was set for 10:00 a.m. on May 5, 2000, at the Van Nuys State Building, located at 6150 Van Nuys Boulevard - Auditorium, Van Nuys, California. A transcript of the hearing has been prepared and is available for review.

IWC Chair Bill Dombrowski opened the public hearing at 10:06 a.m. Commissioners Barry Broad, Bill Dombrowski, and Leslee Coleman were present. The IWC's staff, including, Executive Officer Andrew Baron, Principal Analyst Michael Moreno, Analyst Nikki Verrett, as well as the IWC's legal counsel, Deputy Attorney General Marguerite C. Stricklin, were also present.

The following individuals presented testimony:

Skiing Industry
Bob Roberts, California Ski Industry Association
Kevin Johnston, Dodge Ridge
Glenn Kreis, Mammoth Mountain
Brian Cochrane, Snow Summit
Don Wolcott, Snow Summit
Tim Broadham, Mammoth Mountain
Pam Mitchell, Mammoth Mountain
Tom Rankin, California Labor Federation
Marcie Berman, California Employment Lawyers Association

Meal Periods
Melissa Patack, Motion Picture Association of America, California Group
Marcie Berman, California Employment Lawyers Association
Tom Rankin, California Labor Federation
Pam Mitchell, Mammoth Mountain
Julianne Broyles, California Chamber of Commerce
Miles Locker, Chief Counsel, Division of Labor

After the IWC determined that no one present wished to give further testimony, it was agreed by common consent to adjourn the public hearing at 11:45 a.m. Commissioner Broad moved to adjourn. Commissioner Coleman seconded the motion, which passed unanimously.

Respectfully Submitted,

Andrew R. Baron
Executive Officer


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Bill Dombrowski, Chairperson