CHAPTER 161

EMPLOYERS AND EMPLOYEES

HOURS OF LABOR OF FEMALE EMPLOYEES REGULATED

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 90 OF THE REVISED CODE OF DELAWARE, 1935, IN REFERENCE TO FEMALE EMPLOYEES, BY ALLOWING LONGER HOURS OP WORK DURING THE WAR EMERGENCY; AND PROVIDING FOR THE RETURN TO REGULATIONS NOW IN FORCE.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the State of Delaware in General Assembly met:

Section 1. That 3592. Section 2 of Chapter 90 of the Revised Code of Delaware, 1935, as amended, be and the same hereby is amended by adding a new paragraph to follow immediately after the last paragraph of 3592. Section 2 as follows:

None of the provisions of this Chapter prohibiting or regulating the employment of females or the labor of females in any mechanical or manufacturing establishment, laundry or baking establishment, between the hours of 11:00 o'clock P. M. and 7:00 o'clock A. M. of the following day shall apply during the period of the present war in which the United States is engaged and for six months thereafter, or until the Governor shall proclaim a termination of the present emergency, whichever event shall happen first.

Approved April 16, 1943.