Labor and Public Employees Committee

OFF SITE PUBLIC HEARING AGENDA

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

6:00 PM

MIDDLETOWN CITY HALL

245 DEKOVEN DRIVE

MIDDLETOWN, CT 06457

I. COMMITTEE BILLS FOR REVIEW – PREVAILING WAGE

1. Proposed S.B. No. 113 AN ACT EXEMPTING CERTAIN MUNICIPAL PROJECTS FROM PREVAILING WAGE REQUIREMENTS. (PD,LAB)

2. Proposed S.B. No. 114 AN ACT INCREASING THE PREVAILING WAGE THRESHOLD FOR MUNICIPAL PROJECTS. (PD,LAB)

3. Proposed S.B. No. 180 AN ACT CONCERNING AN INCREASE TO THE PREVAILING WAGE LAWS FOR BOTH NEW CONSTRUCTION AND REMODELING. (LAB)

4. Proposed S.B. No. 181 AN ACT ALTERING THE CURRENT PREVAILING WAGE THRESHOLDS. (LAB)

5. Proposed S.B. No. 182 AN ACT REPEALING THE PREVAILING WAGE LAWS. (LAB)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

16. Proposed H.B. No. 5440 AN ACT EXEMPTING CERTAIN MUNICIPAL PROJECTS FROM PREVAILING WAGE RATE REQUIREMENTS. (LAB)

17. Proposed H.B. No. 5441 AN ACT CONCERNING INFLATION AND THE PREVAILING WAGE. (LAB)

18. Proposed H.B. No. 5510 AN ACT CONCERNING CHANGES TO THE PREVAILING WAGE LAWS. (LAB)

19. Proposed H.B. No. 5511 AN ACT IMPLEMENTING A THREE-YEAR MORATORIUM ON THE PREVAILING WAGE LAWS FOR CERTAIN MUNICIPAL PROJECTS. (LAB)

20. Proposed H.B. No. 5515 AN ACT EXPLORING THE PREVAILING WAGE LAWS. (LAB)

21. Proposed H.B. No. 5516 AN ACT ADJUSTING THE PREVAILING WAGE THRESHOLDS. (LAB)

22. Proposed H.B. No. 5613 AN ACT CONCERNING AN INCREASE IN THE PREVAILING WAGE THRESHOLDS. (LAB)

23. Proposed H.B. No. 6250 AN ACT CONCERNING PRIVATE CONTRIBUTIONS TO PUBLIC WORKS PROJECTS AND THE PREVAILING WAGE STANDARD. (LAB)

24. Proposed H.B. No. 6251 AN ACT DOUBLING THE PREVAILING WAGE THRESHOLDS. (LAB)

25. Proposed H.B. No. 6650 AN ACT INCREASING THE THRESHOLD AMOUNTS REQUIRING PUBLIC WORKS PROJECTS TO ABIDE BY THE PREVAILING WAGE LAWS. (LAB)

26. Proposed H.B. No. 6666 AN ACT INCREASING AND INDEXING THE PREVAILING WAGE THRESHOLDS. (LAB)

II. COMMITTEE BILLS FOR REVIEW – UNEMPLOYMENT

1. Proposed S.B. No. 183 AN ACT CONCERNING DUAL EMPLOYMENT AND UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION ELIGIBILITY. (LAB)

2. Proposed S.B. No. 434 AN ACT CONCERNING UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION CALCULATIONS. (LAB)

3. Proposed S.B. No. 436 AN ACT CONCERNING THE WAITING WEEK AND UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS. (LAB)

4. Proposed S.B. No. 437 AN ACT CONCERNING MINIMUM EARNINGS FOR UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS. (LAB)

5. Proposed S.B. No. 442 AN ACT INCREASING THE MINIMUM EARNINGS NECESSARY TO QUALIFY FOR UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS. (LAB)

6. Proposed S.B. No. 447 AN ACT CONCERNING UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION AND ELIGIBILITY FOR EXTENDED BENEFITS. (LAB)

7. Proposed H.B. No. 5366 AN ACT CONCERNING ELIGIBILITY FOR UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION AND FOR-PROFIT DELIVERY SERVICE COURIER COMPANIES. (LAB)

8. Proposed H.B. No. 5513 AN ACT CONCERNING REPAYMENT OF LOANS EXTENDED UNDER THE FEDERAL UNEMPLOYMENT TAX ACT. (LAB)

9. Proposed H.B. No. 5608 AN ACT CONCERNING THE STATE INFORMATION DATA EXCHANGE SYSTEM. (LAB)

10. Proposed H.B. No. 5610 AN ACT CONCERNING LABOR DEPARTMENT OVERSIGHT. (LAB)

11. Proposed H.B. No. 5611 AN ACT CONCERNING ELIGIBILITY FOR UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS. (LAB)

12. Proposed H.B. No. 5612 AN ACT ELIMINATING ASSESSMENTS PAID BY EMPLOYERS TO SATISFY THE INTEREST DUE ON ADVANCES FROM THE FEDERAL UNEMPLOYMENT ACCOUNT. (LAB)

13. Proposed H.B. No. 5614 AN ACT CREATING A PILOT PROGRAM TO INVESTIGATE FRAUDULENT UNEMPLOYMENT CLAIMS. (LAB)

14. Proposed H.B. No. 5850 AN ACT CONCERNING AN INDIVIDUAL'S ELIGIBILITY FOR UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION BENEFITS. (LAB)

15. Proposed H.B. No. 5851 AN ACT CONCERNING UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION REFORM. (LAB)

16. Proposed H.B. No. 5857 AN ACT CONCERNING INTEREST DUE ON ADVANCES FROM THE UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION ADVANCE FUND. (LAB)

17. Proposed H.B. No. 5861 AN ACT CONCERNING THE LABOR DEPARTMENT AND OVERPAYMENTS OF UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION BENEFITS. (LAB)

18. Proposed H.B. No. 5864 AN ACT CONCERNING UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION ELIGIBILITY AND TIME-SPECIFIC WORK ASSIGNMENTS. (LAB)

19. Proposed H.B. No. 5867 AN ACT CONCERNING INTEREST DUE ON ADVANCES FROM THE UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION ADVANCE FUND. (LAB)

20. Proposed H.B. No. 5869 AN ACT CONCERNING MUNICIPAL EMPLOYERS, UNEMPLOYMENT COMPENSATION AND THE APPEALS PROCESS. (LAB)

21. Proposed H.B. No. 5872 AN ACT CONCERNING MONTHLY APPEARANCES AT THE UNEMPLOYMENT OFFICE. (LAB)

22. Proposed H.B. No. 5873 AN ACT CONCERNING THE STATE INFORMATION DATA EXCHANGE SYSTEM. (LAB)

23. Proposed H.B. No. 5874 AN ACT PREVENTING THE LABOR DEPARTMENT FROM UNILATERALLY INSTITUTING UNEMPLOYMENT TAX INCREASES. (LAB)

24. Proposed H.B. No. 6244 AN ACT CONCERNING PARENTS AND GUARDIANS OF CRIME VICTIMS AND UNEMPLOYMENT BENEFITS. (LAB)

25. Proposed H.B. No. 6565 AN ACT CONCERNING EMPLOYER LIABILITY FOR FEDERAL UNEMPLOYMENT TAXES. (LAB)

III. COMMITTEE BILLS FOR REVIEW – OTHER EMPLOYMENT ITEMS

1. Proposed H.B. No. 6246 AN ACT CONCERNING LABOR AGREEMENTS AND THE GOVERNING BODIES OF MUNICIPALITIES. (LAB)