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Labor Code - LAB

DIVISION 2. EMPLOYMENT REGULATION AND SUPERVISION [200 - 2699.5]

  ( Division 2 enacted by Stats. 1937, Ch. 90. )
  

PART 2. WORKING HOURS [500 - 890]

  ( Part 2 enacted by Stats. 1937, Ch. 90. )
  

CHAPTER 1. General [500 - 558.1]
  ( Chapter 1 enacted by Stats. 1937, Ch. 90. )

  
500.  

For purposes of this chapter, the following terms shall have the following meanings:

(a) “Workday” and “day” mean any consecutive 24-hour period commencing at the same time each calendar day.

(b) “Workweek” and “week” mean any seven consecutive days, starting with the same calendar day each week. “Workweek” is a fixed and regularly recurring period of 168 hours, seven consecutive 24-hour periods.

(c) “Alternative workweek schedule” means any regularly scheduled workweek requiring an employee to work more than eight hours in a 24-hour period.

(Added by Stats. 1999, Ch. 134, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 2000.)