House Bill 401

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Last Action posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 28, 2013
Title AN ACT relating to wage discrimination.
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Bill Request Number 1265
Sponsors M. Marzian, J. Jenkins, S. Westrom
Summary of Original Version Amend KRS 337.423 to prohibit wage discrimination on the basis of sex, race, or national origin by prohibiting wage differentials for employees who perform equivalent jobs; provide exceptions for wage differentials based on seniority or merit systems, systems that measure wages by quantity or quality of production, and factors other than sex, race, or national origin; amend KRS 337.420 to define equivalent jobs as those that are equal under the federal Equal Pay Act, or jobs that are dissimilar but equivalent in skill, effort, responsibility, and working conditions; amend KRS 337.425 to require the promulgation of administrative regulations to specify criteria for determining jobs that are dominated by employees of a particular sex, race, or national origin, and acceptable methodology for determining equivalent skill, effort, responsibility, and working conditions; require that the promulgation occur on or before July 1, 2014; EFFECTIVE July 1, 2015.
Index Headings of Original Version Effective Dates, Delayed - BR 1397, July 1, 2014, wage discrimination, prohibited on basis of sex, race, or national origin
Labor and Industry - Wage discrimination, prohibited on basis of sex, race, or national origin
Personnel and Employment - Wage discrimination, prohibited on basis of sex, race, or national origin
Public Officers and Employees - Wage discrimination, prohibited on basis of sex, race, or national origin
Wages and Hours - Wage discrimination, prohibited on basis of sex, race, or national origin
Civil Rights - Sex, race, or national origin, wage discrimination prohibited

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02/15/13
  • introduced in House
02/19/13
  • to Labor & Industry (H)
  • taken from Labor & Industry (H)
  • 1st reading
  • returned to Labor & Industry (H)
02/20/13
  • taken from Labor & Industry (H)
  • 2nd reading
  • returned to Labor & Industry (H)
  • posting waived
02/21/13
  • posted in committee
02/26/13
  • reported favorably, to Rules
02/27/13
  • posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Thursday, February 28, 2013


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