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IWC 09 - Transportation Industry


“Transportation Industry” means any industry, business or establishment operated for the purpose of conveying persons or property from one place to another whether by rail, highway, air or water, and all operations and services in connection therewith; and also includes storing or warehousing of goods or property, and the repairing, parking, rental, maintenance, or cleaning of vehicles.


  • Airlines
  • Ambulance service
  • Boat rentals
  • Boats, cruise, ferry
  • Bus lines
  • Buses, tour
  • Car loading
  • Car rentals
  • Car washes, when not in retail business
  • Courier service
  • Cruise boats
  • Express and parcel delivery companies
  • Ferryboats
  • Garages, repair (except when operated by vehicle dealer or gas station, see Order 7)
  • Garages, storage
  • Garbage collectors
  • Limousine service
  • Logging trucks, commercial (for on-site logging, see Order 16)
  • Maintenance of vehicles, e.g., garages, car washes, etc., if not connected with gas station or vehicle dealer (if connected with gas station or vehicle dealer, See Order 7)
  • Mini-storage connected with a transportation firm (if not connected with a transportation firm, see Order 5)
  • Moving and storage warehousing (of commodities moved)
  • Parcel delivery service
  • Parking lots
  • Rental of vehicles (cars, trucks, boats, ships, airplanes)
  • Repairs to vehicles (except when operated by vehicle dealer or gas station, see Order 7)
  • Storage and moving warehouse (of commodities moved)
  • Storage garages
  • Taxi service, including water taxis
  • Tire aligning and balancing companies
  • Tour buses, companies
  • Tow companies
  • Transportation companies
  • Trucking, including commercial trucking of farm products
  • Truck rental
  • Vehicle rental, including boats and ships
  • Vehicle repairs (except when operated by vehicle dealer or gas station, see Order 7)
  • Warehousing and storage (of commodities moved)

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.