Massachusetts Retail Stores Open Hours Initiative, Question 5 (1994)
The initiative sought to allow retail stores to open on Sundays and certain legal holidays on the condition that work be voluntary and paid at time-and-a-half.
|Question 5 (Retail Stores Open Hours)|
Official results via: The Massachusetts Secretary of the Commonwealth
Text of measure
The summary of the initiative is as follows:
This proposed law would allow retail stores to open at any time on Sundays and on the legal holidays of Memorial Day, July Fourth, and Labor Day. It would not affect current restrictions on the sale of alcoholic beverages on Sundays and these holidays. Stores opening under the proposed law would be required to make Sunday and holiday work voluntary and would be required to pay most employees at least one and one-half times their regular rate.
- Massachusetts 1998 ballot measures results
- National Conference of State Legislatures
- I&R Institute ballot measure database for Massachusetts