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WVSB377PassRelating to minimum wage and maximum hour standards
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2019-04-16
Chapter 157, Acts, Regular Session, 2019
WVHB2049PassThe purpose of this bill is to repeal Code, §21-5-7 requiring a prime contractor to be responsible for wages and benefits owed by subcontractor, under certain circumstances.
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2019-04-11
Chapter 158, Acts, Regular Session, 2019
WVHB2004PassThe purpose of this bill is to provide better communication to students and parents on career and technical programs of study that begin in high school and lead to industry- recognized credentials, certificates of applied science and associate degree...
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2019-04-11
Chapter 97, Acts, Regular Session, 2019
WVHB2441IntroThe purpose of this bill is to remove certain requirements relating to wages for construction of public improvements.
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2019-03-09
On 2nd reading, House Calendar
WVHB2330EngrossThe purpose of this bill is to allow honorably discharged veterans who possess certain military ratings to qualify to take an examination for licensing as a plumber, electrician, and sprinkler fitter.
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2019-03-05
On 2nd reading to Government Organization
WVSB659IntroRelating of wages of persons with disabilities
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2019-02-18
To Senate Judiciary Committee
WVSB584IntroRequiring contractors performing work for government contracts use software to verify hours worked
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2019-02-12
To Senate Government Organization Committee
WVHB3078IntroThe purpose of this bill is to provide for paid family and medical leave.
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2019-02-12
To House Banking & Insurance Committee
WVHB3121IntroThe purpose of this bill is to enact fair workweek employment standards for certain retail, hospitality, and food services establishments, and property services companies to meet certain employment standards. The bill would require notice of work sch...
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2019-02-12
To House Industry and Labor Committee
WVHB3028IntroThe purpose of this bill is to enact the Prevention of Violence Against Health Care and Social Service Workers Act.
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2019-02-12
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB2939IntroThe purpose of this bill is to create the West Virginia Call Center Jobs Act of 2019.
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2019-02-08
To House Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Economic Development Committee
WVHB2906IntroThe purpose of this bill is to require security in the form of a bond, cash or other collateral to protect private, employer-sponsored insurance and pension plans.
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2019-02-07
To House Banking & Insurance Committee
WVHB2902IntroThe purpose of this bill is to provide for fair pay and maximized employment of disabled persons; create a state “Employment First” policy that encourages agencies to facilitate employment of disabled persons; establish a task force to initiate t...
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2019-02-07
To House Health & Human Resources Committee
WVHB2871IntroThe purpose of this bill is to increase the minimum wage in West Virginia every year to $12.00 an hour by 2022.
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2019-02-06
To House Small Business, Entrepreneurship and Economic Development Committee
WVHB2847IntroThe purpose of this bill is to provide exemptions from mandatory immunizations.
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2019-02-04
To House Health & Human Resources Committee
WVHB2646IntroThe purpose of this bill is to provide a safe harbor for employers to correct underpayment or nonpayment of wages and benefits due to separated employees prior to the filing of a lawsuit. The bill prohibits an employee from seeking liquidated damages...
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2019-01-31
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB2786IntroThe purpose of this bill is to simplify criteria used to define independent contractors and to impose objective standards on the differentiation of independent contractors from employees.
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2019-01-31
To House Industry and Labor Committee
WVHB2756IntroThe purpose of this bill is to require contractors using computers to complete government contracts have software that verifies the amount of hours worked on the computer or computers for the contract.
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2019-01-30
To House Industry and Labor Committee
WVSB454IntroProviding exemptions from mandatory immunizations
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2019-01-29
To Senate Health and Human Resources Committee
WVSB460IntroRecognizing technical training acquired in public schools counts toward occupational certificate or license
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2019-01-29
To Senate Education Committee
WVHB2675IntroThe purpose of this bill is to provide a private right of action for employers against any employee who misappropriates the employer’s property.
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2019-01-25
To House Industry and Labor Committee
WVHB2203IntroThe purpose of this bill is to transfer the West Virginia Contractor Act from administration and regulation by the Division of Labor to regulation under the provisions of professions and occupations in chapter 30 of this code. The bill retains the ...
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2019-01-24
To House Judiciary Committee
WVHB2619IntroThe purpose of this bill is to allow honorably discharged veterans who possess certain military ratings to qualify to take an examination for licensing as a plumber, electrician, and sprinkler fitter. The bill also requires agencies to recognize th...
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2019-01-24
To House Veterans Affairs & Homeland Security Committee
WVHB2470IntroThe purpose of this bill is to allow training hours earned through public school education or employer-sponsored training programs to count towards an applicant’s occupational certification and/or licensure.
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2019-01-23
To House Education Committee
WVSB322IntroAllowing labor union not represent employee who is not member of union
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2019-01-16
To Senate Judiciary Committee
WVHB2463IntroThe purpose of this bill is to increase the minimum wage based upon increases in the consumer price index.
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2019-01-16
To House Industry and Labor Committee
WVSB156IntroIncluding nursing home nurses in WV Nurse Overtime and Patient Safety Act
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2019-01-10
To Senate Health and Human Resources Committee
WVHB2045IntroThe purpose of this bill is to eliminate the requirement for contractors to submit certified payrolls or other payroll information to the Division of Labor for public improvement construction projects.
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2019-01-09
To House Industry and Labor Committee
WVSB68IntroRelating generally to crane operator certification
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2019-01-09
To Senate Workforce Committee
WVSB148IntroRequiring newly constructed dwelling units to meet minimum standards of universal design for disabled persons
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2019-01-09
To Senate Government Organization Committee
WVHB2048IntroThe purpose of this bill is to exclude seasonal amusement park workers from the definition of “employee” for purposes of payment of minimum wages, maximum hours, and overtime compensation.
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2019-01-09
To House Industry and Labor Committee
WVSB87IntroRequiring contractors provide county boards of education number of units constructed prior to issuance of permit
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2019-01-09
To Senate Government Organization Committee
WVSB65IntroProhibiting political subdivisions from regulating certain areas of employer-employee relationship and sale or marketing of consumer merchandise
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2019-01-09
To Senate Workforce Committee
WVHB2023IntroThe purpose of this bill is to repeal the provision prohibiting employers from discriminating for use of tobacco products.
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2019-01-09
To House Health & Human Resources Committee
WVHB2057IntroThe purpose of this bill is to restore prevailing wages for certain government contracts to state law. This bill reinstates the Prevailing Wage Law that was in effect until its repeal in 2016.
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2019-01-09
To House Industry and Labor Committee
WVSB70IntroProhibiting political subdivisions from regulating certain areas of employer-employee relationship and sale or marketing of consumer merchandise
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2019-01-09
To Senate Workforce Committee
WVHB2056IntroThe purpose of this bill is to repeal the Workplace Freedom Act of 2016 and restore the prior provisions of the Labor-Management Relations Act.
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2019-01-09
To House Industry and Labor Committee
WVSB64IntroRelating generally to crane operator certification
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2019-01-09
To Senate Workforce Committee
WVSB69IntroRequiring certain documents that include wage records be considered confidential
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2019-01-09
To Senate Workforce Committee
WVHB2062IntroThe purpose of this bill is to create a new cause of action to deter workplace bullying. The bill makes it an unlawful employment practice to subject an employee to an abusive work environment that exists when the defendant, acting with malice, subje...
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2019-01-09
To House Industry and Labor Committee
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