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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 5. Pharmacies [850 - 856]
  ( Chapter 5 enacted by Stats, 1937, Ch. 90. )

850.
  

No person employed to sell at retail drugs and medicines or to compound physicians’ prescriptions shall perform any work in any store, dispensary, pharmacy, laboratory, or office for more than an average of nine hours per day, or for more than 108 hours in any two consecutive weeks or for more than 12 days in any two consecutive weeks, except that any registered pharmacist may be so employed and may perform such work for the full period of time permitted by this section.

(Amended by Stats. 1955, Ch. 435.)

851.
  

No person employing another person to sell at retail drugs and medicines or to compound physicians’ prescriptions shall require or permit such employee to perform any work in any store, dispensary, pharmacy, laboratory, or office for more than an average of nine hours per day, or for more than 108 hours in any two consecutive weeks or for more than 12 days in any two consecutive weeks, except that any registered pharmacist may be so employed and may perform such work for the full period of time permitted by this section.

(Amended by Stats. 1955, Ch. 436.)

851.5.
  

Except on Sundays and holidays, and except for a period of time for meals, not to exceed one hour in length, the hours of work permitted per day by this chapter shall be consecutive. This section does not apply to hospitals employing only one person to compound physicians’ prescriptions.

(Added by Stats. 1939, Ch. 567.)

852.
  

The employer shall apportion the periods of rest to be taken by an employee so that the employee will have one complete day of rest during each week.

(Amended by Stats. 1939, Ch. 567.)

853.
  

Any person who violates any provision of this chapter is guilty of a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of not less than forty dollars ($40) nor more than one hundred dollars ($100) or by imprisonment for not exceeding 60 days, or both.

(Amended by Stats. 1983, Ch. 1092, Sec. 196. Effective September 27, 1983. Operative January 1, 1984, by Sec. 427 of Ch. 1092.)

854.
  

The provisions of this chapter shall not apply in any case of emergency. The word “emergency” shall be construed as being accident, death, sickness or epidemic.

(Enacted by Stats. 1937, Ch. 90.)

855.
  

The provisions of this chapter are enacted as a measure for the protection of the public health.

(Enacted by Stats. 1937, Ch. 90.)

856.
  

The Labor Commissioner shall enforce this chapter.

(Enacted by Stats. 1937, Ch. 90.)

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