NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
AND PUBLIC MEETING OF THE
INDUSTRIAL WELFARE COMMISSION

In accordance with Labor Code Sections 1173, 1176.3,1178, and, 1178.5, the Industrial Welfare Commission ("IWC") will hold a public hearing and a public meeting on January 25, 2002, in San Francisco at the Edmund G. "Pat" Brown Building, Auditorium, 505 Van Ness Avenue, commencing at 10:00 a.m. The public meeting will follow immediately after the public hearing.

PUBLIC HEARING

1. Investigative hearing regarding the effect of modifications to Section 11 of Wage Order 1-2001 in order to permit a meal period to commence after six hours of work, and a possible charge to that wage board.

PUBLIC MEETING AGENDA

1. Approval of Minutes for the public meeting held October 29, 2001 and December 7, 2001.

2. Reconsideration of whether a wage board should be established to consider modifications to Section 11 of Wage Order 1-2001 in order to permit a meal period to commence after six hours of work instead of five and, if so, consideration of individuals for appointment to the wage board, and a possible charge to that wage board.

3. Consideration of a petition requesting the Industrial Welfare Commission conduct a review to raise and index the minimum wage in California.

4. Any new business that may come before the IWC.

For further information, you can visit the IWC’s web site at www.dir.ca.gov/iwc. You can also contact Bridget Bane, 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