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Chapter 6. Division of Labor Standards Enforcement
Subchapter 8. Garment Manufacturers

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§13659. Information To Be Contained in Contracts Between Manufacturers and Contractors, and on Itemized Wage Statements Provided to Employees.

(a) Every applicant for registration shall certify, in writing and under oath, that the applicant will maintain for inspection and copying, and will make available upon request to the Labor Commissioner or any agent thereof, for a period of no less than four years from the date of execution, a written contract with each party with whom it contracts for the manufacture, sewing, cutting, making, processing, repairing, finishing, assembling, or otherwise preparing any garment or any article of wearing apparel or accessories. Each such contract shall contain the following:

(1) The garment manufacturer's correct legal entity, any fictitious business names, and if a corporation or limited liability company, the name and address of the designated agent for service of process;

(2) The garment manufacturer's business address, telephone and facsimile numbers;

(3) The garment manufacturer's garment registration certificate number, and its date of expiration;

(4) The garment manufacturer's workers' compensation carrier, policy number, and its date of expiration;

(5) The contractor's correct legal entity, any fictitious business names, and if a corporation or limited liability company, the name and address of the designated agent for service of process;

(6) The contractor's business address, telephone and facsimile numbers;

(7) The contractor's garment registration certificate number, and its date of expiration;

(8) The contractor's workers' compensation carrier, policy number, and its date of expiration;

(9) The date the contract was entered into;

(10) The date the contracted garments or articles of wearing apparel are due for completion;

(11) The unit price, number of garments or articles of wearing apparel covered by the contract, and a description of the garment or apparel type, style, and color;

(12) The style numbers, cut or lot numbers;

(13) The total price of the contract; and,

(14) The date that payment is due from the manufacturer.

(15) Any changes from the original contract, including but not limited to changes in completion dates, unit price, number of units, and total price.

(b) Every contract between persons engaged in garment manufacturing for the manufacture, sewing, cutting, making, processing, repairing, finishing, assembling, or preparation of any garment or article of wearing apparel or accessories for sale or resale shall be in writing, shall be maintained for no less than four years from the date of its execution, shall be made available upon request to the Labor Commissioner or any agent thereof for inspection and copying, and shall contain the information set out in subsection (a)(1)-(15), above. The failure to maintain such written contracts, or to make them available to the Labor Commissioner for inspection and copying, shall constitute grounds for revocation of registration or denial of an application for registration.

(c) Every garment contractor shall include, in the written itemized wage earnings and deduction statements it is required, pursuant to Labor Code Section 226, to provide to its employees whenever wages are paid, the name(s) of any manufacturer(s) for whom the contractor performed any garment manufacturing operations at the location at which such employees were employed during the pay period covered by the itemized wage statements. The failure to include this information on employees' itemized wage statements shall constitute grounds for revocation of registration or denial of an application for registration.

NOTE

Authority cited: Sections 2672 and 2675, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 2673.1 and 2675, Labor Code.

HISTORY

1. New section filed 9-9-2002; operative 10-9-2002 (Register 2002, No. 37).

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