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SB 256/LM (BR 2191) - R. Jones II

     AN ACT relating to employment.
     Create new sections of KRS Chapter 337 to prohibit misclassification of employees as independent contractors; define "contractor" and "construction"; set out factors for determining status as an independent contractor; require a contractor to retain records for three years and to post requirements in the new sections at each worksite; require the Office of Workplace Standards to enforce the provisions; provide an administrative remedy and civil action remedy for persons aggrieved by violations; prohibit retaliation against a person who reports violations and provide a penalty; prohibit waiver of these provisions and provide penalty; require the Office of Workplace Standards to share misclassification determinations with other agencies; provide a $1,000 penalty for the first violation and $2,500 for subsequent violations; require that repeat violators will be posted on the Internet Web site of the Office of Workplace Standards; and provide that contractors that have two or more violations in a five year period shall be disqualified from state contracts for four years following the latest violation.

     Mar 6-introduced in Senate
     Mar 10-to Economic Development, Tourism & Labor (S)


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