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IWC 10 - Amusement and Recreation Industry

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“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)
  • Aquariums
  • Athletic fields
  • Ballooning
  • Billiard parlors
  • Bingo parlors, games
  • Boating, golf, tennis, etc., clubs
  • Boats, charter fishing
  • Botanical Gardens
  • Bowling alleys
  • Card rooms
  • Carnivals
  • Casinos
  • 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
  • Racetracks
  • Racing stables
  • Riding academies, stables
  • Rodeos
  • Roller skating rinks
  • Ski facilities
  • Ski lifts
  • Stables, riding academies (primarily recreational), racing
  • Swimming pools
  • Symphony, music festival and opera organizations
  • Tennis courts
  • Theaters
  • Theatrical companies
  • Wired music studios
  • Zoos

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.