Labor and Public Employees Committee

MEETING AGENDA

Thursday, January 15, 2015

2:00 PM IN ROOM 2B OF THE LOB

I. CONVENE MEETING

II. REMARKS BY THE CHAIRS

III. CONCEPTS TO BE RAISED AS BILLS

1. AN ACT CONCERNING THE USE OF CREDIT HISTORIES IN EMPLOYMENT DECISIONS

2. AN ACT CONCERNING HEALTHY WORKPLACES

3. AN ACT CONCERNING SEVERE MENTAL AND EMOTIONAL IMPAIRMENT AND WORKERS' COMPENSATION COVERAGE

IV. PROPOSED BILLS TO BE RESERVED FOR SUBJECT MATTER PUBLIC HEARING – PREVAILING WAGE

1. Proposed H.B. No. 5071 AN ACT CONCERNING MUNICIPAL TAX RELIEF AND THE FACILITATION OF PUBLIC WORKS PROJECTS. (LAB)

2. Proposed H.B. No. 5072 AN ACT CONCERNING MODERNIZATION OF THE PREVAILING WAGE LAWS. (LAB)

3. Proposed H.B. No. 5073 AN ACT CONCERNING CHANGES TO THE PREVAILING WAGE. (LAB)

4. Proposed H.B. No. 5074 AN ACT CONCERNING MUNICIPAL PROJECTS AND THE PREVAILING WAGE. (LAB)

5. Proposed H.B. No. 5075 AN ACT INCREASING THE PREVAILING WAGE THRESHOLD. (LAB)

6. Proposed H.B. No. 5076 AN ACT CONCERNING THE APPLICATION OF THE PREVAILING WAGE RATE TO SCHOOL AND TRANSPORTATION PROJECTS. (LAB)

7. Proposed H.B. No. 5078 AN ACT EXEMPTING CERTAIN MUNICIPAL PROJECTS FROM PREVAILING WAGE RATE REQUIREMENTS. (LAB)

8. Proposed H.B. No. 5079 AN ACT CONCERNING PREVAILING WAGE THRESHOLDS. (LAB)

9. Proposed H.B. No. 5208 AN ACT ADJUSTING THE PREVAILING WAGE THRESHOLDS. (LAB)

10. Proposed H.B. No. 5209 AN ACT CONCERNING THE ELIMINATION OF THE PREVAILING WAGE THRESHOLDS. (LAB)

V. PROPOSED BILLS TO BE RESERVED FOR SUBJECT MATTER PUBLIC HEARING – OTHER EMPLOYMENT ITEMS

1. Proposed H.B. No. 5070 AN ACT CONCERNING TIMETABLES FOR MUNICIPAL BINDING ARBITRATION. (LAB)

2. Proposed H.B. No. 5080 AN ACT CONCERNING LARGE RETAIL STORES AND EMPLOYMENT OF WORKERS DURING THE HOLIDAY SEASON. (LAB)

3. Proposed H.B. No. 5210 AN ACT CONCERNING ELIGIBILITY FOR UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS AND SEASONAL AGRICULTURAL BUSINESSES. (LAB)

4. Proposed H.B. No. 5124 AN ACT CONCERNING CONSECUTIVE WORKDAYS AND HOLIDAY PAY. (LAB)

5. Proposed H.B. No. 5211 AN ACT CONCERNING UNFAIR LABOR PRACTICES AND ARBITRATION DECISION TIMELINES. (LAB)

6. Proposed H.B. No. 5265 AN ACT CONCERNING MINIMUM LONGEVITY REQUIREMENTS FOR UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS. (LAB)

7. Proposed H.B. No. 5267 AN ACT CREATING AN EMPLOYERS' BILL OF RIGHTS. (LAB)

VI. CHANGE OF REFERENCE

1. Proposed S.B. No. 58 AN ACT CONCERNING STATE INCOME TAX AND DUAL EMPLOYMENT. (REFER TO COMMITTEE ON FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING)

2. Proposed H.B. No. 5266 AN ACT CONCERNING LICENSED CONTRACTORS AND A STATE-WIDE PERMITTING SYSTEM. (REFER TO COMMITTEE ON PLANNING AND DEVELOPMENT)

3. Proposed H.B. No. 5318 AN ACT CONCERNING INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS, BUSINESS OWNERS AND INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE FORM 1099. (REFER TO COMMITTEE ON FINANCE, REVENUE AND BONDING)

VII. ADJOURNMENT