VT HB 681

Author

Jean O'Sullivan
37 Village Green
Burlington, VT 05408
802-658-0492
osullivan.jean231@gmail.com
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Bill Text

Category

Employee Misclassification

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State

VT

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Summary

Concerns the enforcement of employee misclassification.

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Issue

This bill proposes to provide for notice at worksites of the requirements regarding employee classification; permit the Department of Labor to enter an employer’s premises for the purposes of investigating compliance with the workers’ compensation and unemployment compensation laws; permit the Department to obtain an injunction to enforce a stop-work order related to a violation of the workers’ compensation law; clarify the requirements for consultation regarding debarment of employers that have violated the wage and hour, workers’ compensation, or unemployment compensation statutes; clarify the prohibition against retaliation under the workers’ compensation law; clarify the civil enforcement provision of the workers’ compensation law; provide for individual liability of officers and agents that knowingly permit violations of certain provisions of the workers’ compensation law; and require information from the Department of Labor’s online employee misclassification reporting system to be distributed to the Office of the Attorney General.

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Notes

Died upon adjournment.

History

01/23/2018 Read first time. Referred to the House Committee on Commerce and Economic Development.