MN HF 4444

Author

Emma Greenman
433 State Office Building
St. Paul, MN 55155
651-296-4200
rep.emma.greenman@house.mn.gov
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Bill Text

Category

Employee Misclassification

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State

MN

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Summary

Prohibits misclassification of employees. Provides penalties.

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Issue

Makes several changes to misclassification provisions in labor chapters 177 and 181 and the construction code and licensing chapter, 326B. Creates a multi-agency Intergovernmental Misclassification Enforcement and Education Partnership, allows for data sharing related to misclassification
investigation, outreach, prevention, and enforcement. Clarifies and provides for additional penalties and enforcement of misclassification of employees and construction employees, including individual and successor liability.

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Notes

Pending Committee action. Same as SF 4483.

History

02/29/2024 Introduced in House. First reading. Referred to House Committee on Labor and Industry Finance and Policy.
03/07/2024 Committee report recommends adoption as amended and re-referred to House Committee on State and Local Government Finance and Policy.
03/13/2024 Adoption of Committee report. Re-referred to House Committee on Judiciary Finance and Civil Law.
03/20/2024 Adoption of Committee report. Amended and re-referred to House Committee on Taxes.
04/02/2024 Committee report recommends adoption as amended and re-refer to House Committee on Ways and Means