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Chapter 6. Division of Labor Standards Enforcement
Subchapter 7. Industrial Homework

Article 2. Prohibiting Industrial Homework in the Garment Manufacturing Industry

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§13621. Definitions.

The garment manufacturing industry is defined as follows: All persons engaged in the business of manufacturing garments for wear upon the human body.

For the purpose of this order the term garment manufacturing means and includes every process, either hand or machine, involved in the manufacture of any or all garments for wear upon the human body, whether such process be applied to fabric, textile, fur, leather, or leather substitute, or other material of a similar nature, and also means to prepare, alter, repair, or finish in whole or in part.

Hand knitting is hereby specifically excepted from the operation of this order.

"Employer" means any person who, directly or indirectly or through an employee, agent, independent contractor, or any other person, delivers to another person any materials or articles to be manufactured in a home and thereafter to be returned to him, not for the personal use of himself or of a member of his family.

"Industrial homework" means any manufacture in a home of materials or articles for an employer.

"Industrial homeworker" means any person who does industrial homework.

All outstanding permits to employers and all outstanding certificates to industrial homeworkers in the garment manufacturing industry, as defined above, shall be null and void after September 1, 1941, and no permits shall hereafter be issued to employers for the distribution of articles for industrial homework and no certificates shall hereafter be issued to homeworkers on such articles, except in accordance with the provisions of Sections 11022 and 11023.

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