VT HB 323

Author

Mary Hooper
882 North St.
Montpelier, VT 05602
802-223-2892
maryshooper@gmail.com
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Bill Text

Category

Employee Misclassification

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State

VT

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Summary

Concerns classification of employees and independent contractors.

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Issue

This bill amends definitions related to independent contractors in the workers’ compensation and unemployment compensation statutes, to provide for notice of the requirements regarding employee classification at worksites, to permit the Department of Labor to enter an employer’s premises for the purposes of investigating compliance with the workers’ compensation and unemployment compensation statutes, to permit the Department to obtain an injunction to enforce a stop-work order related to a violation of the workers’ compensation statute, to clarify the requirements for consultation regarding debarment of employers that have violated the wage and hour, workers’ compensation, and unemployment compensation statutes, and to create an Employee Classification Task Force.

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Notes

Carries-over to 2018.

History

02/17/2017 Read first time. Referred to House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development.