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HB 382/LM (BR 1595) - M. Marzian

     AN ACT relating to wage discrimination.
     Amend KRS 337.423 to prohibit sex-based wage discrimination on jobs of comparable worth; and define "comparable worth" as the value of work based on skill, effort, and responsibility; EFFECTIVE July 1, 2009.


     HFA (1, B. Montell) - Amend to add "education," "training" and "relevant experience" as factors to be considered in comparable worth determination.

     HFA (2, S. Brinkman) - Amend to provide that employer shall make determination of comparable worth and provide rebuttable presumption of correctness.

     HFA (3, S. Brinkman) - Amend to require administrative regulations by July 1, 2009; make EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2010.

     HFA (4, S. Brinkman) - Amend to provide that comparable worth shall be determined solely by the employer.

     HFA (5, S. Brinkman) - Amend to permit binding arbitration on disputes relating to wage discrimination disputes.

     Jan 28-introduced in House
     Jan 29-to Labor & Industry (H)
     Feb 1-posted in committee
     Feb 14-reported favorably, 1st reading, to Calendar
     Feb 15-2nd reading, to Rules; floor amendments (1) (2) (3) (4) and (5) filed
     Feb 21-posted for passage in the Regular Orders of the Day for Monday, February 25, 2008
     Mar 11-3rd reading, passed 81-14 with floor amendment (1)
     Mar 12-received in Senate
     Mar 14-to State & Local Government (S)

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