California Wage Order #1 – Manufacturing Industry Poster
The California Industrial Welfare Commission (IWC) Wage Orders regulate wages, hours and working conditions. Employers must comply with the IWC Wage Order and California labor laws applicable to their business or industry.
“Manufacturing Industry” means any industry, business, or establishment operated for the purpose of preparing, producing, making, altering, repairing, finishing, processing, inspecting, handling, assembling, wrapping, bottling, or packaging goods, articles, or commodities, in whole or in part; EXCEPT when such activities are covered by Orders in the: Canning, Preserving, and Freezing Industry; Industries Handling Products After Harvest; Industries Preparing Agricultural Products for Market, on the Farm; or Motion Picture Industry.
California Labor Code section 1183(d) provides, “Every employer who is subject to an order of the commission shall post a copy of the order and keep it posted in a conspicuous location frequented by employees during the hours of the workday.”
Each California Wage Order covers regulations on topics such as:
- Administrative, executive and professional exemptions;
- Overtime wages;
- Alternative workweeks;
- Minimum wages;
- Reporting time pay;
- Records retention;
- Cash shortage and breakage;
- Uniforms and equipment;
- Meals and lodging;
- Meal periods;
- Rest periods; and
- Required posting of the order.