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HB 219/LM (BR 1009) - J. Jenkins, J. Glenn, R. Adkins, C. Belcher, L. Belcher, T. Burch, L. Clark, L. Combs, T. Firkins, D. Graham, J. Gray, J. Greer, C. Hoffman, D. Horlander, Ji. Lee, M. Marzian, T. McKee, R. Meeks, C. Miller, R. Nelson, D. Owens, R. Palumbo, J. Richards, T. Riner, C. Rollins II, D. Sims, A. Smith, K. Stein, T. Thompson, J. Tilley, R. Webb, R. Weston, S. Westrom, R. Wilkey

     AN ACT relating to wage discrimination.
     Amend KRS 337.423 to prohibit sex-based wage discrimination on jobs of comparable worth; define "comparable worth" as the value of work based on skill, effort, and responsibility; EFFECTIVE July 1, 2008.


     HFA (1, J. DeCesare) - Amend to prohibit wage discrimination based on race or national origin.

     HFA (2, S. Brinkman) - Amend to permit binding arbitration on disputes relating to sex-based wage discrimination.

     HFA (3, S. Brinkman) - Amend to provide that comparable worth shall be determined solely by the employer.

     HFA (4, S. Brinkman) - Amend to provide that employer shall make determination of comparable worth and provide rebuttable presumption of correctness of the determination.

     HFA (5, B. Montell) - Amend to add "effort," "experience," and "education" as factors to be considered in comparable worth determination.

     HFA (6/LM/CI/P, J. DeCesare) - Attach the right-to-work provisions of HB 328.

     HFA (7/Title, J. DeCesare) - Make title amendment.

     Jan 5-introduced in House
     Feb 6-to Labor and Industry (H); posting waived
     Feb 12-posted in committee
     Feb 15-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 16-2nd reading, to Rules; posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Tuesday, February 20, 2007; floor amendments (1) (2) (3) (4) and (5) filed
     Mar 8-floor amendments (6) and (7-title) filed

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