CSHB 504(L&C): "An Act relating to the wages of people working in the fisheries business; and providing for an effective date."
00 CS FOR HOUSE BILL NO. 504(L&C) 01 "An Act relating to the wages of people working in the fisheries business; and providing 02 for an effective date." 03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 04 * Section 1. AS 23.10 is amended by adding a new section to read: 05 Sec. 23.10.072. Wages for fisheries businesses. An employer who engages 06 in a fisheries business, as that term is defined in AS 43.75.290, may deduct from the 07 applicable minimum wage paid to an employee working in the fisheries business the 08 reasonable cost or fair value of board and lodging the employer furnishes to the 09 employee. A deduction made under this section may be made only if 10 (1) it is based on a negotiated union agreement or a written agreement 11 with the employee entered into at the time of hire that specifies the daily rate of 12 deductions for room and board; and 13 (2) the cost to the employee for the use of the employer's board and 14 lodging facilities is without profit to the employer and the board and lodging facilities
01 of the employer are customarily furnished by the employer and used by the 02 employees. 03 * Sec. 2. This Act takes effect immediately under AS 01.10.070(c).