Code Section Group

Labor Code - LAB

DIVISION 1. DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS [50 - 176]

  ( Division 1 enacted by Stats. 1937, Ch. 90. )

CHAPTER 2. Industrial Welfare Commission [70 - 74]
  ( Heading of Chapter 2 amended by Stats. 1976, Ch. 746. )

70.
  

There is in the Department of Industrial Relations the Industrial Welfare Commission which consists of five members. The members of the commission shall be appointed by the Governor, with the consent of the Senate.

(Amended by Stats. 1980, Ch. 1083.)

70.1.
  

The Industrial Welfare Commission shall be composed of two representatives of organized labor who are members of recognized labor organizations, two representatives of employers, and one representative of the general public. The membership shall include members of both sexes.

(Amended by Stats. 1990, Ch. 513, Sec. 1.)

71.
  

The term of office of the members of the Industrial Welfare Commission shall be four years and they shall hold office until the appointment and qualification of their successors. The terms of the members of the commission in office at the time this code takes effect shall expire on January 15th of that year which for the particular member has heretofore been determined. Vacancies shall be filled by appointment for the unexpired terms.

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

72.
  

The members of the commission shall receive one hundred dollars ($100) for each day’s actual attendance at meetings and other official business of the commission and shall receive their actual and necessary expenses incurred in the performance of their duties.

(Amended by Stats. 1980, Ch. 1083.)

73.
  

The Industrial Welfare Commission may employ necessary assistants, officers, experts, and such other employees as it deems necessary. All such personnel of the commission shall be under the supervision of the chairman or an executive officer to whom the chairman delegates such responsibility. All such personnel shall be appointed pursuant to the State Civil Service Act (Part 1 (commencing with Section 18000) of Division 5 of Title 2 of the Government Code), except for the one exempt deputy or employee allowed by subdivision (e) of Section 4 of Article VII of the California Constitution.

(Repealed and added by Stats. 1980, Ch. 1083.)

74.
  

The Chief of the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement, for the purpose of enforcing Industrial Welfare Commission orders and provisions of this code, may issue subpoenas to compel the attendance of witnesses and production of books, papers, and records. Obedience to subpoenas issued by the chief of the division shall be enforced by the courts.

The Chief and enforcement deputies of the Division of Labor Standards Enforcement may administer oaths and examine witnesses under oath for the purpose of enforcing Industrial Welfare Commission orders and provisions of this code.

(Amended by Stats. 1976, Ch. 746.)

LABLabor Code - LAB