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HB 179/LM (BR 445) - S. Overly, K. Flood, R. Adkins, G. Brown Jr, T. Burch, W. Coursey, J. Donohue, A. Gentry, D. Keene, M. Marzian, R. Palumbo, D. Schamore, A. Scott, J. Sims Jr, W. Stone, J. Wayne, S. Westrom
AN ACT relating to wages.
Amend KRS 337.420 to define "equivalent jobs" as those that are equal under the federal Equal Pay Act, or jobs that are dissimilar but equivalent in skill, effort, responsibility, and working conditions; amend KRS 337.423 to prohibit wage discrimination on the basis of sex, race, or national origin by prohibiting wage differentials for employees who perform equivalent jobs; provide exceptions for wage differentials based on seniority or merit systems, systems that measure wages by quantity or quality of production, and factors other than sex, race, or national origin; amend KRS 337.425 to require the promulgation of administrative regulations to specify criteria for determining jobs that are dominated by employees of a particular sex, race, or national origin, and acceptable methodology for determining equivalent skill, effort, responsibility, and working conditions; require that the promulgation occur on or before July 1, 2018; EFFECTIVE IN PART July 1, 2019.
Feb 07, 2017 - introduced in House
Feb 09, 2017 - to Economic Development & Workforce Investment (H)