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EMPLOYEE WAGES AND TERMINATION. INITIATIVE. Repeals Labor Code sections 2924-2928 dealing with conditions for termination of employment by employer or employee and with docking employee's pay. Adds Labor Code sections 2924-2931. With minor exceptions, requires $3.25 minimum hourly wage. Except for wilful misconduct or strict economic necessity, as defined in measure, prohibits discharge or wage reduction of year-round employee after 30 day probationary period or discharge of seasonal employee during season. Unless Labor Commissioner gives prior approval, wrongfully discharged employee shall receive back pay for period of interrupted employment. Labor Commissioner shall administer provisions of measure. If the proposed initiative is adopted, undefined additional financing from state sources will be required in the approximate amount of $26,000,000 per year.
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Employee Wages And Termination. California Initiative 106 (1974).