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April 10, 2002

San Francisco
Edmund G. "Pat" Brown Building
505 Van Ness Avenue - Auditorium

April 12, 2002

San Diego
San Diego State Building
1350 Front StreetRoom - B-109

April 15, 2002

Los Angeles
Ronald Regan State Building
300 South Spring Street - Auditorium


In accordance with Labor Code Sections 1173, 1178.5 (c) and 1181, the Industrial Welfare Commission will conduct hearings for public comment on proposed regulations regarding Employees covered by Wage Order 1, Section 11, Meal Periods.

The IWC will hold public hearings in the following cities: in San Francisco on April 10, 2002, in San Diego on April 12, 2002, and in Los Angeles on April 15, 2002. All hearings will commence at 10:00 a.m.


1. Public comment on proposed amendments to Wage Order 1 regarding the modification of Section 11 in order to permit a meal period to commence after six hours of work instead of five.

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