Substitute for Raised H.B. No. 5071
Session Year 2014
 


AN ACT CONCERNING CIVIL ACTIONS AGAINST AN EMPLOYER FOR FAILURE TO PAY WAGES OR COMPENSATION.

To allow employees or labor organizations to recover twice the full amount of damages associated with an employer's failure to pay wages unless the employer can demonstrate a good faith belief that it was complying with the law and to clarify the time period the administrator may use to calculate damages when any person, firm or corporation has wilfully failed to declare the payment of wages on payroll records.

Introduced by:
Labor and Public Employees Committee

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Bill History

 Date Action Taken
 4/4/2014Referred by House to Committee on Judiciary
 3/18/2014(LCO)File Number 16
 3/18/2014House Calendar Number 31
 3/18/2014Favorable Report, Tabled for the Calendar, House
 3/18/2014(LCO)Reported Out of Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/12/2014(LCO)Referred to Office of Legislative Research and Office of Fiscal Analysis 03/17/14 5:00 PM
 3/6/2014(LCO)Filed with Legislative Commissioners' Office
 3/4/2014(LAB)Joint Favorable Substitute
 2/13/2014Public Hearing 02/18
 2/10/2014Referred to Joint Committee on Labor and Public Employees

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