HB1139 (2006) Detail

Relative to the time required between mandatory shifts or other work periods.


HB 1139 – AS INTRODUCED

2006 SESSION

06-2055

06/04

HOUSE BILL 1139

AN ACT relative to the time required between mandatory shifts or other work periods.

SPONSORS: Rep. Renzullo, Hills 27

COMMITTEE: Labor, Industrial and Rehabilitative Services

ANALYSIS

This bill requires the passage of at least 10 hours before any employee may be required to work again.

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

06-2055

06/04

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Six

AN ACT relative to the time required between mandatory shifts or other work periods.

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

1 Day’s Work Defined; Time Required Between Work Periods Added. Amend RSA 275:30 to read as follows:

275:30 Day’s Work Defined.

I. In all contracts relating to labor, 8 hours’ actual labor shall be taken to be a day’s work unless otherwise agreed by the parties. This provision shall not apply to classes of labor for which the law provides day limits.

II. No employer shall require any employee, whether hourly or salaried, to work sooner than 10 hours after the ending of the employee’s most recent period of work. An employee may volunteer to return to work sooner than 10 hours after his or her last period of work or may refuse to waive the 10-hour requirement without consequences. Each instance of an employee’s voluntary waiver of the 10-hour rest period shall be reported to the labor commissioner. Whoever violates this section shall be fined $50 for each occurrence.

2 Effective Date. This act shall take effect January 1, 2007.

Links

HB1139 at GenCourtMobile

Action Dates

Date Body Type

Bill Text Revisions

HB1139 Revision: 9417 Date: Jan. 21, 2010, midnight

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