The board, upon the recommendations of the county administrator and the superintendent, is authorized to establish, equip, maintain, and operate at the corrections facility a factory for the manufacture, processing, repairing, and production of goods, wares, and merchandise and for that purpose to make use of the labor of inmates and to employ a staff which the board determines necessary for the proper instruction and employment of inmates.
Notwithstanding the provisions of sections 373.01, subdivision 1, clause (3) and 375.21, the board shall establish procedures for setting the terms and conditions under which the county will either sell the products manufactured or will charge for the production, repair, or processing of materials by inmates of the corrections facility.
The superintendent, with the approval of the board, shall provide for wages to inmates employed under this section as the superintendent may deem proper, the amount of the wage to depend upon the quality and character of the work performed as determined by the superintendent.
1979 c 198 art 3 s 8; 1986 c 444
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