State employees; four-day work week. (HB2033)

Introduced By

Del. Scott Lingamfelter (R-Woodbridge) with support from co-patron Del. Mark Cole (R-Fredericksburg)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Summary template for LD's 8/23/93

State employees; four-day work week. Creates the "Work 4 Savings Initiative" and requires the Department of Human Resource Management, among other duties, to (i) establish and implement a program, with the approval of the Governor, that permits any state employee to work a four-day work week consisting of four 10-hour days, Monday through Friday, per week, the impact of which is fiscally neutral and keeps state employee annual holiday leave accrual whole and (ii) report to the Governor and General Assembly on the implementation of this program. The bill exempts certain public safety and other agencies from participation in the program. The bill provides that implementation of the four-day work week program shall be mandatory for state agencies covered in the bill when the Revenue Stabilization Fund is impacted. The Governor shall by executive order direct such state agencies to implement the four-day work week program within such time and manner as directed in the executive order, not to exceed 60 days of the issuance thereof. When the Revenue Stabilization Fund is no longer impacted, the Governor may rescind the executive order requiring implementation of the four-day work week program. The bill provides that its provisions will expire on July 1, 2012. Read the Bill »

Outcome

Bill Has Failed

History

DateAction
01/13/2009Committee
01/13/2009Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/14/09 091783600
01/13/2009Referred to Committee on General Laws
01/19/2009Assigned GL sub: Professional/Occupational/Adminstrative Process
02/04/2009Subcommittee recommends striking from the docket by voice vote
02/05/2009Stricken from docket by General Laws

Comments

Marsha Maines writes:

4/10's good - M-Th only=BAD
Should be "any 4/10's" M-Th, Tu-Fri, W-Sat etc. and "hours" should be "any" to provide for rotating shifts to accomodate single parents..1st, 2nd 3rd shifts...