|01/05/21: to Committee on Committees (H)
|AN ACT relating to wage theft.
|Bill Request Number
|A. Tackett Laferty, M. Cantrell, A. Hatton, J. Jenkins, A. Scott, B. Wheatley
|Summary of Original Version
|Create a new section of Chapter 514 to create the offense of theft of wages and establish penalties; define employer and employee; amend KRS 336.080 to indicate the secretary may enter places of employment without unreasonable delay to inspect a place of employment; amend KRS 337.020 to allow the commissioner to charge and collect past due wages; amend KRS 337.070 to require certain employers to include rate of pay, the number of hours worked, and the total amount of gross pay earned on wage statements provided to employees; amend KRS 337.320 to require employers to keep certain records for three years; create a new section of Chapter 337 to require employers to provide to an employee a written notice at the time of hire that sets forth employment terms; amend KRS 337.990 to include a civil penalty for failure to provide the written notice to employee and maintain a copy of the signed notice.
|Index Headings of Original Version
Crimes and Punishments - Theft of wages, creation of offense
Labor and Industry - Wages, recordkeeping and reporting
Personnel and Employment - Wages, recordkeeping and reporting
Wages and Hours - Wages, recordkeeping and reporting
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