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Wage Orders for Particular Industries
Does an Industry Wage Order Apply?
Determining the intent of the Industrial Welfare Commission (IWC) regarding the application of a wage order to the particular job the person is doing. For example, particular wage orders apply to the categories below.
Does an Occupational Wage Order Apply?
Except for state employees, Wage Order No 4-2001 covers the “professional, technical, clerical, mechanical, and similar occupations,” which includes professional, semiprofessional, managerial, supervisorial, laboratory, research, technical, clerical, office work, and mechanical occupations.See California Code of Regulations, Title 8, § 11040(2)(O)
Enforcement of Wage Orders
In lieu of the administrative remedies provided by the Labor Code for collection of unpaid wages and enforcement of wage and hour laws, an aggrieved employee may maintain a civil actionSee Road Sprinkler Fitters Local Union No. 669 vs. G.G. Fire Sprinklers, Inc. 102 Cal.App.4th 765 to collect unpaid wages or otherwise enforce his or her rights.See Labor Code §§ 218, 229, 1194
A wage dispute attorney can help determine which wage order law applies to your place of work.