SB 136 (BR 1610) - R. Jones II
AN ACT relating to misclassification of employees in the construction industry.
Create new sections of KRS Chapter 337 to prohibit misclassification of employees in the construction industry; define contractor, construction. and other terms; presume employee status unless certain factors are met; establish factors for determining independent contractor; require Office of Workplace Standards to administer; require posting of requirements and retention of records for 3 years; provide administrative or civil remedy; amend KRS 337.990 to impose penalties of $1,000 to $5,000 for violations; amend KRS 45A.485 to require debarment for 2 years from state contracts for repeat violations.
Feb 12-introduced in Senate
Feb 23-to Licensing, Occupations & Administrative Regulations (S)