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§ 4. Public contracts made on basis of eight-hour day

Oklahoma Statutes AnnotatedTitle 61. Public Buildings and Public Works

Oklahoma Statutes Annotated
Title 61. Public Buildings and Public Works (Refs & Annos)
61 Okl.St.Ann. § 4
§ 4. Public contracts made on basis of eight-hour day
All contracts hereafter made by or on behalf of the state, or by or on behalf of any county, city, township, or other municipality, with any corporation, person or persons, for the performance of any public work, by or on behalf of the state or any county, city, township, or other municipality, shall be deemed and considered as made upon the basis of eight (8) hours constituting a day's work; and it shall be unlawful for such corporation, person or persons, to require, aid, abet, assist, connive at, or permit any laborer, workman, mechanic, prison guards, janitors in public institutions, or other person to work more than eight (8) hours per calendar day in doing such work, except in cases and upon the conditions provided in the preceding section.
Provided that the provisions of this act in regard to hours worked per calendar day shall not apply to the construction, reconstruction, maintenance, or the production of local materials for: Highways, roads, streets, and all the structures and drainage in connection therewith; sewer systems, waterworks systems, dams and levees, canals, drainage ditches, airport grading, drainage, surfacing, seeding and planting. Provided that the provisions of this act will not prevent employees from drawing time and half for those hours worked over forty (40) during any calendar week.

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R.L.1910, § 3758; Laws 1949, p. 413, § 1.
61 Okl. St. Ann. § 4, OK ST T. 61 § 4
Current with legislation of the First Regular Session of the 58th Legislature (2021), and chapters 2, 4, 5 and 6 of the First Extraordinary Session.
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