05RS HB288


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HB 288 (BR 432) - J. Jenkins, D. Horlander, M. Marzian

     AN ACT relating to employment.
     Create a new section of KRS Chapter 337.420 to 337.433 to declare the need for pay equity in private and public workplaces; amend KRS 337.420 to make antidiscrimination provisions applicable to employers with eight or more employees; amend KRS 337.423 to prohibit wage discrimination on the basis of sex, race, or national origin; and delete reference to the Fair Labor Standards Act.


     HCS - Retain original provisions of the bill, except delete requirement to amend KRS 337.420 which would have made the antidiscrimination provisions applicable to employers of eight or more employees.

     Feb 3-introduced in House
     Feb 4-to Labor and Industry (H)
     Feb 10-posted in committee
     Feb 15-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar with Committee Substitute
     Feb 16-2nd reading, to Rules
     Feb 23-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 24, 2005

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