§17-402-21 - Home industry program

§17-402-21 Home industry program.

(a) The home industry program shall provide remunerative employment opportunities for visually-handicapped persons who for reasons of poor health or home responsibilities are limited in the number of hours in which they can work and are unable to come to the workshop to work.

(b) Home industry workers shall be paid on a piece-rate basis. They shall be covered by social security and, if working at. Ho'opono, by worker's compensation. Piece-rate shall be established by the workshop manager by use of cost studies or other tests made with non-handicapped persons. The base hourly rate used in cost studies shall be the prevailing rate in industry for work requiring similar skill.

        [Eff. November 5, 1981 ] (Auth: HRS §§347-3, 347-7) (Imp: HRS §§347-3, 347-7)

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