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KYSB49PassAmend KRS 337.010 to exclude providers of certain home or community based services from the definition of employee in regards to payment of wages; amend KRS 342.650 to exempt certain home or community based services from coverage in regards to worker...
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2021-03-29
delivered to Secretary of State (Acts Ch. 153)
KYHB210PassAmend KRS 337.015 to require employers to 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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2021-03-23
signed by Governor (Acts Ch. 76)
KYSB285Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 18A to allow employees of the Commonwealth of Kentucky a paid leave of absence of 12 weeks for the birth or adoption of a child and to establish requirements for the paid leave of absence; amend KRS 18A.025 and 18A...
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2021-02-25
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYSB284Intro

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Amend KRS 337.010 to define "essential employee"; amend KRS 337.275 to set a minimum wage for essential employees; EMERGENCY.
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2021-02-25
To Senate Economic Development, Tourism, & Labor Committee
KYSB232Intro

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Amend 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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2021-02-11
To Senate Economic Development, Tourism, & Labor Committee
KYSB13Intro

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Establish new sections of KRS Chapter 337 to create a prevailing wage law for all public works projects; amend KRS 12.020, 99.480, 227.487, 336.015, 337.010, and 337.990 to conform.
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2021-02-11
To Senate Committee on Committees
KYHCR63Intro

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Create the Task Force on Economic Effects of Casino Gambling and Recreational Marijuana Legalization to study economic effects of legalization of casino gambling and cannabis on governments, corrections, judiciary, small business, wages, and employme...
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2021-02-11
To House Committee On Committees
KYSR70Intro

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Urge the associations representing county level elected officials whose duties are not coextensive with the Commonwealth to confer and report any identified compensation issues to the Interim Joint Committee on Local Government by November 1, 2021.
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2021-02-10
To Senate State & Local Government Committee
KYHB385Intro

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Amend KRS 337.010 to remove exemptions in definition of employee for agricultural workers and domestic service workers; amend KRS 342.630 to indicate that agricultural employers are subject to KRS Chapter 342; amend KRS 342.650 to remove exemptions f...
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2021-02-04
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB358Intro

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Amend KRS 65.016 and 337.275 to allow local governments to pass an ordinance setting employees' minimum wages at a rate higher than that found in KRS 337.275 for employers located within that government's jurisdiction.
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2021-02-03
To House Committee On Committees
KYSB85Intro

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Amend KRS 342.140 to allow income benefits for volunteer firemen, police, and emergency management agency members or trainees to be based on fifty percent of the state average weekly wage if that is greater than the average weekly wage of their regul...
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2021-02-02
To Senate Economic Development, Tourism, & Labor Committee
KYHB284Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 337 to allow use of leave time for parents to grieve the loss of a child under the age of one year.
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2021-02-02
To House Committee On Committees
KYSB18Intro

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Amend KRS 337.010 to redefine "employee" to include workers in sheltered workshops whose employment begins on or after January 1, 2025; amend KRS 337.295 to require new administrative regulations concerning sheltered workshops and sheltered workshop ...
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2021-01-11
To Senate Economic Development, Tourism, and Labor Committee
KYHB35Intro

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Create 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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2021-01-05
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB32Intro

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Create 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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2021-01-05
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB56Intro

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Create 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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2021-01-05
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB33Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 337 to require employers with 50 or more employees to provide 12 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; provide...
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2021-01-05
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB63Intro

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Create 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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2021-01-05
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB55Intro

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Establish new sections of KRS Chapter 337 to create a prevailing wage law for all public works projects; amend KRS 12.020, 99.480, 227.487, 336.015, 337.010, and 337.990 to conform.
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2021-01-05
To House Committee On Committees
KYSB41Intro

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Amend 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 gradually raise the state minimum wage to...
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2021-01-05
To Senate Committee on Committees
KYHB40Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 337 to require any employer doing business in Kentucky that receives governmental incentives or subsidies to pay its employees a living wage.
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2021-01-05
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB137Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 351 to require any owner, operator, lessee, or licensee of a coal mine holding a license under Section 2 of the Act that has been doing business in the Commonwealth for fewer than 5 consecutive years to submit a ce...
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2021-01-05
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB42Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 18A to allow employees of the Commonwealth of Kentucky a paid leave of absence of 12 weeks for the birth or adoption of a child and to establish requirements for the paid leave of absence; amend KRS 18A.025 and 18A...
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2021-01-05
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB34Intro

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Amend 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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2021-01-05
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB54Intro

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Create a new section of KRS Chapter 18A to allow employees of the Commonwealth of Kentucky a paid leave of absence of 12 weeks for the birth or adoption of a child and to establish requirements for the paid leave of absence; amend KRS 18A.025 and 18A...
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2021-01-05
To House Committee On Committees
KYHB131Intro

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Amend KRS 337.010 to define: "family care leave," "family member," "health care provider", "same employer," and "serious health condition"; create a new section of KRS Chapter 337 to prohibit employers from preventing an employee to take family care ...
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2021-01-05
To House Committee On Committees
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