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KYSB18PassAmend KRS 344.030 to include within the definition of "reasonable accommodation" accommodations made for pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions; define "related medical condition"; amend KRS 344.040 to make it unlawful for an employer ...
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2019-04-09
signed by Governor (KY Acts Ch. 200)
KYSR219IntroConfirm the appointment of Brian T. Evans, Jr., as a member of the Board of Directors of the Employers' Mutual Insurance Authority for a term expiring December 31, 2021.
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2019-03-28
passed 38-0
KYHB246PassAmend KRS 12.020 to place the Division of Apprenticeship under the Department of Workforce Investment within the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet; create the Kentucky Apprenticeship Council under the Department of Workforce Investment; and...
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2019-03-26
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 173)
KYHB338PassAmend KRS 18A.150 to remove veteran's preference points and replace with interview preference for current or former members of the Armed Forces, Reserves, or National Guard or their spouse, unmarried widow or widower, or parent, if he or she meets th...
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2019-03-26
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 109)
KYHB392PassAmend KRS 12.020 to create the Office of the Kentucky Workforce Innovation Board, Foundation for Adult Education, Office of Administrative Services, Division of Operations and Support Services, Division of Fiscal Management, Division of Kentucky Busi...
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2019-03-26
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 146)
KYSB7PassAmend KRS 336.700 to allow arbitration, mediation, or alternative dispute resolution agreements to be required by employers as a condition or precondition to employment; allow a waiver of a claim to be required as a condition or precondition for rehi...
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2019-03-25
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 075)
KYHB135PassCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 45A to set guidelines for awarding contracts for public works projects; set forth that public agencies awarding contracts shall not require or prohibit bidders to adhere to agreements with a labor organization relat...
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2019-03-21
signed by Governor (KY Acts ch. 038)
KYSB126EngrossAmend KRS 154.10-040 to make language gender-neutral.
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2019-03-12
To House Small Business & Information Technology Committee
KYSCR46EngrossCreate the Alzheimer's and Dementia Workforce Assessment Task Force to study the state's healthcare workforce needs as well as the state's long-term care services and supports infrastructure, including long-term care facilities that are used to provi...
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2019-03-07
taken from the Consent Orders of the Day, placed in the Regular Orders of the Day
KYHB239EngrossCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 198B to establish requirements for projects requiring structural steel welding such as certification of welders and certified inspectors; provide definitions.
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2019-03-07
floor amendment (1) filed to Committee Substitute
KYSR159PassUrge the President to sign the Appalachian Sky Executive Order.
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2019-03-05
adopted by voice vote
KYHCR155IntroUrge the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet to establish reasonable, consistent standards for training providers in compliance with the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act before approval is given to a provider to be on the Kentucky Eli...
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2019-03-04
To House Economic Development & Workforce Investment Committee
KYHR175PassUrge the President to sign the Appalachian Sky Executive Order.
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2019-03-04
adopted by voice vote
KYHB445IntroAmend KRS 342.630 to create an exception in the definition of employee for temporary, non-resident workers; amend KRS 342.650 to create an exception in the definition of employer for employers who employ only temporary, non-resident workers; amend KR...
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2019-02-21
To House Economic Development & Workforce Investment Committee
KYHB474IntroAmend KRS 342.610 to exclude certain levels of delta-9-tetrahydrocannabinol in the blood from the presumption that an injury was caused by the introduction of certain substances into the employee's body.
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2019-02-21
To House Economic Development & Workforce Investment Committee
KYHB469IntroAmend KRS 342.020 to require an employer to pay for medical benefits at the time of injury and thereafter during disability instead of 780 weeks; amend KRS 342.990 to conform.
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2019-02-21
To House Economic Development & Workforce Investment Committee
KYHB260IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 337 to require an employer intending to relocate a call center from Kentucky to a foreign country to notify the secretary of the Labor Cabinet at least 120 days prior to such relocation; require the secretary to co...
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2019-02-19
To House Economic Development & Workforce Investment Committee
KYHB349IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 141 to establish a tax credit for certain small businesses that have an apprenticeship program and require reporting by the Department of Revenue; amend KRS 141.0205 and 131.190 to conform; create a new section of ...
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2019-02-14
To House Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYHB355IntroCreate a new section of KRS 337 to provide remedy for employees misclassified as independent contractors; amend KRS 337.010 to include definitions for "independent contractor" and "misclassify".
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2019-02-14
To House Economic Development & Workforce Investment Committee
KYHB350IntroAmend KRS 342.020 to require an employer to pay for medical benefits at the time of injury and thereafter during disability instead of 780 weeks; amend KRS 342.315 to eliminate the requirement that physicians contracting with the commissioner to perf...
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2019-02-14
To House Economic Development & Workforce Investment Committee
KYHB322IntroAmend KRS 338.051 to require all members of the Kentucky Occupational Safety and Health Standards Board to serve for a term of four years; require the board to meet quarterly instead of annually.
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2019-02-13
To House Licensing, Occupations, & Admin Regs Committee
KYSB166IntroAmend KRS 344.010 to include definitions for "sexual orientation," "gender identity," " local Commission," and " real estate-related transaction"; amend KRS 344.020, relating to the purpose of the Kentucky's civil rights chapter, to include a prohibi...
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2019-02-13
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB301IntroCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 337 to make the termination of employment without cause unlawful; establish amount that may be recovered for wrongful discharge; specify when the employers' internal procedures are to be used.
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2019-02-12
To House Economic Development & Workforce Investment Committee
KYSB127IntroAmend KRS 154.10-040 to make language gender-neutral.
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2019-02-07
To Senate Economic Development, Tourism, and Labor Committee
KYHB261IntroAmend KRS 336.130 to delete references restricting rights of public employees to organize, associate collectively, or strike; amend KRS 336.180 to amend definition of "labor organization" and delete definitions of "employer" and "employee"; amend KRS...
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2019-02-07
To House Economic Development & Workforce Investment Committee
KYHB182IntroAmend KRS 337.010, relating to the definition of "employees" of retail stores and service industries, to increase the applicable threshold of business that applies to from $95,000 to $500,000; amend KRS 337.275 to raise the state minimum wage to not ...
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2019-02-06
To House Economic Development & Workforce Investment Committee
KYHB193IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 337 to make it a discriminatory employment action if an employer asks questions about previous salary or wages, relies on previous salary when setting a new salary, or refuses to hire if an applicant does not provi...
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2019-02-06
To House Economic Development & Workforce Investment Committee
KYSB83IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 336 to provide definitions and to require public employers to have an appeals process for an employee who violates a drug-free policy using legal industrial products; amend KRS 18A.043 to require an appeals process...
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2019-02-05
To Senate Economic Development, Tourism, and Labor Committee
KYHB164IntroAmend KRS 344.010 to include definitions for "sexual orientation" and "gender identity"; amend KRS 344.020, relating to the purpose of the KRS civil rights chapter, to include a prohibition against discrimination because of sexual orientation and gen...
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2019-02-05
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB41IntroCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 337 to require employers to give employees a written good-faith estimate of the employee's work schedule at the time of hire, maintain a voluntary standby list of employees who wish to work additional hours, post we...
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2019-01-10
To House Economic Development & Workforce Investment Committee
KYHB40IntroAmend KRS 342.0011 to clarify definition of "injury" to include psychological injuries for certain employees; create a new section of KRS Chapter 342 to set out when the psychological injuries are valid workers' compensation claims when no physical i...
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2019-01-10
To House Economic Development & Workforce Investment Committee
KYHB90IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 344 to prohibit employers from considering or requiring disclosure of prior criminal history as part of the initial job application; title the Act "Ban the Box - The Criminal Record Employment Discrimination Act."
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2019-01-10
To House Economic Development & Workforce Investment Committee
KYHB42IntroAmend KRS 337.415, relating to court-ordered appearances by employees, to prohibit employers from discharging or retaliating against an employee who is a crime victim when the employee takes leave to attend proceedings associated with a crime; requir...
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2019-01-10
To House Economic Development & Workforce Investment Committee
KYHB48IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 337 to require employers with 50 or more employees to provide six weeks of paid maternity leave for an employee who has been employed for at least one year; allow an employee to waive the paid maternity leave.
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2019-01-10
To House Economic Development & Workforce Investment Committee
KYHB47IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 337 to require employers to provide earned paid sick leave to employees; provide that employees earn paid sick leave upon the date of hire and can use the leave after being employed for 90 days; set forth allowable...
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2019-01-10
To House Economic Development & Workforce Investment Committee
KYHB75IntroAmend KRS 342.315 to eliminate the requirement that physicians contracting with the commissioner to perform evaluations in occupational disease claims be "B" readers who are licensed in Kentucky and are board-certified pulmonary specialists; amend KR...
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2019-01-10
To House Economic Development & Workforce Investment Committee
KYHB53IntroCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 337 to set forth legislative findings and declarations behind employee misclassification problems; provide definitions; set forth determination of misclassified workers; set forth investigation process and violation...
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2019-01-10
To House Economic Development & Workforce Investment Committee
KYSB51IntroAmend KRS 337.010, relating to wages, to increase the applicable threshold of employees of retail stores and service industries from $95,000 to $500,000 average annual gross volume of sales for the employer; amend KRS 337.275 to raise the state minim...
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2019-01-09
To Senate Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYSB33IntroAmend KRS 344.040 to remove protections against employment discrimination based on an individual's status as a smoker or nonsmoker.
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2019-01-08
To Senate Judiciary Committee
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