Bills Pending Rhode Island Senate Labor Committee

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RIS2302IntroClarifies a presumption applying to firefighters that if any type of cancer is found in a firefighter with three (3) exceptions would be conclusively presumed to be an occupational cancer arising out of their employment.
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2020-02-12
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS2307IntroRequires state contracted human services providers to pay their employees a starting hourly wage of no less than one hundred forty-four percent (144%) of the state minimum wage.
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2020-02-04
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS2301IntroRequires an individual employer to meet certain criteria in order to qualify for class exemption from the increased pay requirement for work on holidays and Sundays.
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2020-02-04
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS2304IntroAmends the fair employment practices act by clearly establishing that employees of a defendant employer may be individually liable for unfair employment practices.
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2020-02-04
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS2299IntroExcludes employees covered by a collective bargaining agreement from the pay plan regulations adopted for unclassified employees.
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2020-02-04
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS2308IntroRemoves health care and maintenance workers from the definition of employees not entitled to overtime pay, for purposes of overtime pay on Sundays and holidays, enabling them to collect overtime pay.
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2020-02-04
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS2297IntroIncreases the hourly minimum wage to $11.10 on January 1, 2021, and commencing January 1, 2022, the hourly wage would increase in accordance with the Consumer Price Index for the Northeast Region for the four (4) previous fiscal years.
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2020-02-04
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS2295IntroChanges the definition of employee and employer for purposes of the fair employment practices act, while expanding personal liability for violations.
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2020-02-04
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS2298IntroSets a goal for the habilitation facilities to participate in state procurements and construction projects of less than three percent (3%) of the total value of all contracts available to businesses in each fiscal year by June 30, 2022.
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2020-02-04
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS2305IntroProhibits delivery service from using merchant's likeness/trademark or intellectual property on its website or delivery vehicles without written merchant consent. Requires delivery service to register to do business in Rhode Island.
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2020-02-04
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS2296IntroComprehensively addresses wage discrimination by expanding employee protections and the scope of the remedies available to employees who have experienced wage discrimination.
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2020-02-04
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS2306IntroExempts newspaper deliverers from the minimum wage laws.
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2020-02-04
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS2303IntroEliminates repealed statute references and create a mechanism for employees to enforce their existing right to continuation of medical benefits.
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2020-02-04
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS2300IntroRequires children who seek a special limited work permit to successfully complete a worker rights' training program established and funded by the department of labor and training.
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2020-02-04
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS2169IntroAmends the registration and licensure requirements of roofing contractors.
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2020-02-04
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS2143IntroGradually increases the hourly minimum wage from $10.50 to $15 by July 1, 2024, and the hourly minimum wage for employees receiving gratuities from $3.89 an hour to $15 an hour by January 1, 2028.
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2020-01-28
To Senate Labor Committee
RIS2142IntroAllows 288 hours of trade school training to qualify for the journeyperson "B" electrical exam. Increases the period of indentured apprenticeship with the department of labor and training and a licensed electrician master to 4 years.
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2020-01-22
To Senate Labor Committee
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