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2018 Regular Session
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At the request of:
Chief Sponsors: Representative Fahey
Regular Sponsors: Senator Manning Jr (Presession filed.)
Bill Title: Relating to wages of employees of subcontractors.
Catchline/Summary: Makes contractor liable for unpaid wages, including other benefit payment or contribution, of employee of subcontractor at any tier after employee files wage claim and Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor and Industries makes determination that claim is valid but cannot be enforced against subcontractor.
Makes contractor liable for unpaid wages, including other benefit payment or contribution, of employee of subcontractor at any tier after employee files wage claim and Commissioner of the Bureau of Labor and Industries makes determination that claim is valid but cannot be enforced against subcontractor. Prohibits commissioner from holding contractor liable if contractor has already paid subcontractor in full for services performed by subcontractor under contract before commissioner makes determination. Permits exclusive representative of collective bargaining unit to bring action against contractor on behalf of employee for unpaid wages.] Permits joint labor and management committee to bring action against contractor on behalf of employee for unpaid wages.] Requires subcontractor at any tier to provide certain information to contractor upon request.] Requires contracts entered into between contractors and first-tier subcontractors or between first-tier subcontractors and subcontractor at any tier to include certain provisions] provision to ensure timely payments of wages to employees. Allows contractor to pay unpaid wages to employee of subcontractor and to withhold payment to subcontractor in amount equal to amount of unpaid wages for subcontractor's failure to meet certain requirements.] Directs contractor to pay to commissioner amount due to employee wage claimant. Permits contractor to deduct from amount owed to subcontractor amount equal to unpaid wages and benefits owed to employee wage claimant. Applies to contractors who enter into contract with subcontractor on or after January 1, 2019.
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Fiscal Impact: Has Minimal Fiscal Impact
Revenue Impact: No Revenue Impact
Measure Analysis: Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements
Current Location: In Senate Committee
Current Committee: Senate Committee On Rules
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