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Title 8. Industrial Relations
Division 1. Department of Industrial Relations
Chapter 8. Office of the Director
Subchapter Subchapter 4.8. Debarment

New Query

§16802. Penalties.

In the event that the Labor Commissioner determines that a violation of chapter 1 of part 7 of the Labor Code has occurred, the Hearing Officer may recommend the penalty to be imposed on the Respondent.
(a) In setting a penalty, due consideration shall be given to the nature of the offense; the amount of underpayment of wages per worker; the experience of the Respondent in the area of public works; and the Respondent's compliance with Labor Code section 1776. The above considerations shall be based upon evidence presented at the hearing and made a part of the record.

Note: Authority cited: Section 1777.1(e), Labor Code. Reference: Section 1777.1, Labor Code.


1. New section filed 4-5-90 as an emergency; operative 4-5-90 (Register 90, No.14). 
A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL  within 120 days oremergency language will be repealed on 8-3-90.
2. New section filed 9-4-90 as an emergency readoption effective 9-4-90  (Register 90, No. 42). 
A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 1-2-91 or emergency language will be repealed on the following day.

3. Repealed on January 3, 1991 by operation of Government Codesection 11346.1(g) (Register 91, No. 12).

4. New section filed 2-13-91; operative 2-13-91 (Register 91, No. 12).

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