Bills Pending Rhode Island House Labor Committee

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RIH8149Intro
25%
Requires a contractor, subcontractor or public body to include offsite fabrication work in weekly certified prevailing wage records.
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2022-06-21
To House Labor Committee
RIS2486Engross
50%
Establishes the Dignity at Work Act, to provide workers with more protection from bullying and harassment in the workplace.
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2022-05-18
To House Labor Committee
RIH8159Intro
25%
Provides for contractor liability for debts owed to an employer or third party on the wage claimants behalf, incurred by a subcontractor.
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2022-05-03
To House Labor Committee
RIH8195Intro
25%
Establishes a broad and comprehensive framework to provide workers with more protection and remedies from bullying and harassment in the workplace.
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2022-04-29
To House Labor Committee
RIS2416Engross
50%
Provides that all contractual provisions in a firefighters collective bargaining agreement would continue until a successor agreement has been reached or an interest arbitration award has been rendered.
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2022-04-22
To House Labor Committee
RIS2244Engross
50%
Establishes new factors for the interest contract arbitration board for municipal employee unions to consider in rendering a decision the board power to render an award over all negotiated matters, including the expenditure of money.
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2022-04-22
To House Labor Committee
RIS2409Engross
50%
Requires that if state employee unions are engaged in contract negotiations and/or utilizing the dispute resolution process, all terms and conditions in the collective bargaining agreement shall continue to remain in effect.
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2022-04-22
To House Labor Committee
RIS2417Engross
50%
Extends provisions of an existing collective bargaining agreement for municipal police arbitration purposes until a successor agreement is reached or an interest arbitration award is rendered.
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2022-04-22
To House Labor Committee
RIS2243Engross
50%
Increases the amount of parental or family leave available to an employee from thirteen (13) weeks to twenty-four (24) weeks in any two (2) calendar years.
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2022-04-08
To House Labor Committee
RIH7906Intro
25%
Prohibits an employer, employment agency, labor organization, or employee from directly or indirectly committing any act declared to be an unlawful employment practice or the employee or employer may be held personally liable.
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2022-04-07
To House Labor Committee
RIH7718Intro
25%
Classifies as an occupational disease any disability or quarantine resulting from COVID-19 or other viral infection, classified by an executive order, during a declared state of emergency, subject to certain requirements.
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2022-04-07
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RIH7717Intro
25%
Increases the amount of unpaid parental or family leave available to an employee, from thirteen (13) weeks to twenty-six (26) weeks, in any two (2) calendar years.
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2022-04-07
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RIH7812Intro
25%
Increases the amount of state contracts awarded to minority business enterprises to at least fifty percent (50%) of the total value of the entire dollar value of the contract.
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2022-04-07
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RIH7904Intro
25%
Amends the definition of employees to include individuals under appointment/contract/apprenticeship/volunteer or unpaid intern covered by fair employment practices.
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2022-04-07
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RIH7903Intro
25%
Prohibits an employer, employment agency, labor organization, or employee, to commit any act declared to be an unlawful employment practice; individuals would be held personally liable for such conduct.
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2022-04-07
To House Labor Committee
RIH7199Intro
25%
Establishes procedures to ensure that agency regulations do not unjustly restrict individuals from entering into businesses, professions or public services, requiring articulable, legitimate public health, safety and welfare objectives.
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2022-04-07
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RIH7719Intro
25%
Increases the dollar amount of public works projects that shall be awarded to minority business entities to a minimum of twenty-five percent (25%) of the dollar value of the project.
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2022-04-07
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RIH7765Intro
25%
Effective January 1, 2023, increases the minimum hourly wage to fourteen dollars and fifty cents ($14.50) to sixteen dollars and seventy-five cents ($16.75) the next year, the next year to nineteen dollars ($19.00).
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2022-03-16
To House Labor Committee
RIH7720Intro
25%
Allows individuals employed in domestic service or in or about a private home to be included as an employee, for purposes of minimum wages law.
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2022-03-16
To House Labor Committee
RIH7575Intro
25%
Repeals the law that prevented municipalities from establishing their own minimum wage for their employees.
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2022-03-16
To House Labor Committee
RIH7348Intro
25%
Commencing 1/1/23, gradually increases the minimum wage for employees receiving gratuities from the current ($3.89) to ($14.95) by 1/1/2027 and on 1/1/2028 the minimum wage shall be no less than the minimum wage established by the minimum wage law.
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2022-03-16
To House Labor Committee
RIH7721Intro
25%
Requires employer to furnish items and conditions of employment and a pay stub explaining how wages were calculated/reasons for deductions/allows the employee to file a court action against employer for violation.
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2022-03-16
To House Labor Committee
RIH7901Intro
25%
Eliminates repealed statute references and create a mechanism for employees to enforce their existing right to continuation of medical benefits.
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2022-03-16
To House Labor Committee
RIH7462Intro
25%
Authorizes issuance of P.J.F. limited HVAC service person's license upon examination for work on or repair of electric wiring/equipment located on heating/AC systems.
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2022-03-02
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RIH7509Intro
25%
Prohibits employers from seeking/using credit reports in making hiring decisions concerning prospective employees, asking questions about the applicant's financial past during interviews or including credit history questions in their job applications...
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2022-03-02
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RIH7314Intro
25%
Authorizes general contractors and subcontractors awarded state public works contracts up to four (4) journeypersons to work under a fully licensed master tradesperson.
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2022-03-02
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RIH7463Intro
25%
Grants unpaid pregnancy leave to all part-time workers, would clarify their access to unpaid sick leave during their pregnancy, and would provide additional protections for pregnant workers who work in the medical field.
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2022-03-02
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RIH7313Intro
25%
Integrates employing more developmentally disabled workers in the workforce.
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2022-03-02
To House Labor Committee
RIH7027Intro
25%
Requires bidders on public school construction contracts of $5,000,000 or more to have an apprenticeships program compliant with chapter and truthful reporting of program data to DOLT effective July 1, 2022.
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2022-02-02
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RIH7198Intro
25%
Recognizes that municipal employees have the opportunity to utilize interest arbitration and would establish new factors for the arbitrators to consider. These factors include comparisons of wages/hourly conditions of employment in similarly skilled ...
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2022-02-02
To House Labor Committee
RIH7089Intro
25%
Provides that all contractual provisions in a firefighter's collective bargaining agreement would continue until a successor agreement has been reached or an interest arbitration award has been rendered.
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2022-02-02
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RIH7090Intro
25%
Extends provisions of an existing collective bargaining agreement for municipal police arbitration purposes until a successor agreement is reached or an interest arbitration award is rendered.
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2022-02-02
To House Labor Committee
RIH6612Intro
25%
Same as 21H-5178 --Continues all provisions of expired firefighters' collective bargaining agreements until a successor agreement is reached between the parties or an interest arbitration award is rendered.
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2022-01-06
To House Labor Committee
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