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Business and Professions Code - BPC


  ( Heading of Division 3 added by Stats. 1939, Ch. 30. )

CHAPTER 10. Barbering and Cosmetology [7301 - 7426.5]

  ( Chapter 10 repealed and added by Stats. 1990, Ch. 1672, Sec. 3. )

ARTICLE 1. Administration [7301 - 7315]
  ( Article 1 added by Stats. 1990, Ch. 1672, Sec. 3. )


(a) The board shall establish a Health and Safety Advisory Committee to provide the board with advice and recommendations on health and safety issues before the board that impact licensees, including how to ensure licensees are aware of basic labor laws. Basic labor laws include, but are not limited to, all of the following:

(1) Key differences between the legal rights, benefits, and obligations of an employee and an independent contractor.

(2) Wage and hour rights for hourly employees.

(3) Antidiscrimination laws relating to the use of a particular language in the workplace.

(4) Antiretaliation laws relating to a worker’s right to file complaints with the Department of Industrial Relations.

(5) How to obtain more information about state and federal labor laws.

(b) The amendments made to this section by the act adding this subdivision shall become operative on July 1, 2017.

(Amended by Stats. 2016, Ch. 409, Sec. 3. Effective January 1, 2017. Amended version operative July 1, 2017, pursuant to earlier operation of new subdivision (b).)