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IWC 10 - Amusement and Recreation Industry


“Amusement and Recreation Industry” means any industry, business or establishment operated for the purpose of furnishing entertainment or recreation to the public, including but not limited to theaters, dance halls, bowling alleys, billiard parlors, skating rinks, riding academies, race tracks, amusement parks, athletic fields, swimming pools, gymnasiums, gold courses, tennis courts, carnivals, and wired music studios.


Academies, riding
Amusement parks
Arena/auditoriums (multipurpose)
Athletic fields
Billiard parlors
Bingo parlors, games
Boating, golf, tennis, etc., clubs
Boats, charter fishing
Botanical Gardens
Bowling alleys
Card rooms
Charter fishing boats
Clubs; golf, tennis, boating, etc. (also see Order 5)
Dance halls
Fishing: charter boats, party boats, recreational fishing lakes
Game rooms
Golf courses
Golf, tennis, boating, etc., clubs
Gymnasiums, spectator or participatory sports
Ice skating rinks
Music festival, opera and symphony organizations
Music groups and orchestras
Nightclubs, entertainment is primary purpose (if food or drink is served other than incidentally, see Order 5)
Opera, symphony and music festival organizations
Orchestras and other music groups
Penny arcades
Racing stables
Riding academies, stables
Roller skating rinks
Ski facilities
Ski lifts
Stables, riding academies (primarily recreational), racing
Swimming pools
Symphony, music festival and opera organizations
Tennis courts
Theatrical companies
Wired music studios

The Industrial Welfare Commission was established to regulate wages, hours and working conditions in California. IWC wage orders must be posted by all employers in an area frequented by employees, where they may be easily read during the workday.