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KYHB390EngrossAmend KRS 337.015 to require employers provide the same leave policies to adoptive parents as they provide to birth parents; change the applicable age of an adoptive child from seven to ten; create an exemption for specified categories of adoption.
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2020-04-15
To Senate Economic Development, Tourism, and Labor Committee
KYSR282IntroConfirm the appointment of Tommy Chandler to the Personnel Board for a term expiring January 1, 2024.
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2020-04-15
adopted 34-0
KYSR281IntroConfirm the appointment of Demetrius O. Holloway to the Personnel Board for a term expiring January 1, 2024.
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2020-04-15
adopted 34-0
KYHB397EngrossCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 337 to provide definitions; set forth determination of misclassified workers; set forth investigation process and violations; establish court remedies; require notice by an employer; grant the commissioner of the De...
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2020-03-26
To Senate Economic Development, Tourism, and Labor Committee
KYSB90IntroCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 344 to define terms; prohibit discrimination against medical care providers who decline to perform procedures that violate their conscience; grant providers the right not to participate in or pay for services that v...
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2020-03-17
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB573IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 338 to define "health care facility," "health care worker," "workplace safety," and "'workplace violence"; to require a health care facility to annually perform workplace safety and workplace violence assessments; ...
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2020-03-09
To House Economic Development & Workforce Investment Committee
KYHB40IntroCreate a new section of Chapter 514 to create the offense of theft of wages and establish penalties; define employer and employee; amend KRS 336.080 to indicate the secretary may enter places of employment without unreasonable delay to inspect a plac...
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2020-03-06
posting withdrawn
KYSB282IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 337 to require employers to provide accrued paid sick leave to employees; provide mechanism for employees to accrue paid sick leave; establish guidelines for employers to calculate paid sick leave for employees; se...
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2020-03-06
To Senate Economic Development, Tourism, and Labor Committee
KYSB250IntroAmend KRS 336.010 to add definitions of "contractor," "person," "prime contractor," and "subcontractor"; amend KRS 336.040 to give authority to the Labor Cabinet for purposes of determining if a person is an employee or an independent contractor; pro...
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2020-03-05
To Senate Economic Development, Tourism, and Labor Committee
KYHB585IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 336 to define "electronic monitoring," "employee," and "employer"; require an employer to provide prior written notice to its employees if it engages in electronic monitoring of employees; provide for the type and ...
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2020-03-04
To House Small Business & Information Technology Committee
KYHB587IntroCreate 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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2020-03-04
To House Economic Development & Workforce Investment Committee
KYHB606IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 514 to create the offense of theft of wages and establish penalties; define "employer," "employee," and "wages"; amend KRS 336.080 to indicate the secretary may enter places of employment without unreasonable delay...
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2020-03-04
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB501IntroCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 344 to define terms; prohibit discrimination against medical care providers who decline to perform procedures that violate their conscience; grant providers the right not to participate in or pay for services that v...
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2020-02-28
To House Health and Family Services Committee
KYHB441IntroAmend KRS 18A.035 to add gender-neutral language.
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2020-02-20
To House State Government Committee
KYHB186PassAmend KRS 337.010 to exclude direct sellers from the definition of employee in regards to payment of wages; amend KRS 342.650 to exempt direct sellers from coverage in regards to workers’ compensation; amend KRS 341.055 to exclude direct sellers fr...
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2020-02-11
signed by Governor (Acts ch. 2)
KYSB146IntroAmend KRS 337.420 to make an employer only have to have one employee to be subject to the wage discrimination requirements; amend KRS 337.423 to require no wage discrimination for what has been paid to current or past employees and prohibit an employ...
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2020-02-07
To Senate Economic Development, Tourism, and Labor Committee
KYHB53IntroCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 336 to declare that professional employer organizations provide a valuable service to commerce and should be properly recognized and regulated; define "client," "co-employer," "co-employment relationship," "covered ...
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2020-02-04
To House Small Business & Information Technology Committee
KYHB330IntroAmend 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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2020-01-29
To House Economic Development & Workforce Investment Committee
KYHB310IntroCreate a new section of KRS 311.530 to 311.620 to make non-compete provisions in advance practice nurse practitioner, physician, and osteopath employment contracts void and unenforceable, except in limited circumstances when the contract is for the s...
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2020-01-27
To House Judiciary Committee
KYSB96IntroCreate 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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2020-01-21
To Senate Economic Development, Tourism, and Labor Committee
KYSB98IntroAmend KRS 344.040 to remove protections against employment discrimination based on an individual's status as a smoker or nonsmoker.
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2020-01-21
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYSB41IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 372 to prohibit non-compete agreements for certain health-care providers.
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2020-01-15
To Senate Judiciary Committee
KYHB231IntroCreates a new section of KRS Chapter 336, relating to collective bargaining for public employees; amend KRS 336.010 to define "public employees"; amend KRS 336.130 to allow employees of the Commonwealth of Kentucky to collectively bargain.
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2020-01-13
To House State Government Committee
KYSB13IntroAmend KRS 337.010 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 minimum wage to $8.20 per...
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2020-01-08
To Senate Appropriations and Revenue Committee
KYSB65IntroAmend KRS 344.010 to define "hemp" and "hemp-derived products"; amend KRS 344.040 to provide protections against employment-related discrimination for users of hemp-derived products.
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2020-01-08
To Senate Licensing, Occupations & Administrative Regulations Committee
KYSB26IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 18A to allow state hiring preference for employees of quasi-governmental agencies ceasing participation in the Kentucky Retirement Systems; require an employing state agency offer an interview to all finalist entit...
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2020-01-08
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYHB123IntroCreate 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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2020-01-07
To House Economic Development & Workforce Investment Committee
KYHB13IntroCreate 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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2020-01-07
To House Economic Development & Workforce Investment Committee
KYHB109IntroCreate 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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2020-01-07
To House Economic Development & Workforce Investment Committee
KYHB39IntroAmend KRS 337.010 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 minimum wage to $8.20 per...
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2020-01-07
To House Economic Development & Workforce Investment Committee
KYHB86IntroCreate a new section of KRS 311.530 to 311.620 to make non-compete provisions in physician and osteopath employment contracts void and unenforceable, except in limited circumstances when the contract is for the sale of a practice or for employment as...
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2020-01-07
To House Judiciary Committee
KYHB43IntroCreate 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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2020-01-07
To House Economic Development & Workforce Investment Committee
KYHB122IntroAmend 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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2020-01-07
To House Economic Development & Workforce Investment Committee
KYHB121IntroCreate new sections of KRS Chapter 337 requiring employers to give employees a good-faith schedule of hours to be worked, to have a voluntary standby list of employees who wish to work additional hours, to post weekly schedules at least 7 days in adv...
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2020-01-07
To House Economic Development & Workforce Investment Committee
KYHB102IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 344 to prohibit employment discrimination based on a positive drug screen for cannabidiol or tetrahydrocannabinol.
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2020-01-07
To House Economic Development & Workforce Investment Committee
KYHB176IntroCreate a new section of KRS Chapter 337 to require employers with 50 or more employees to provide twelve weeks of paid parental leave for an employee who has been employed for at least one year; allow an employee to waive the paid parental leave; pro...
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2020-01-07
To House Economic Development & Workforce Investment Committee
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