Nonpayment of wages; discriminatory actions prohibited. (SB48)

Introduced By

Sen. Lionell Spruill (D-Chesapeake)

Progress

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

Description

Nonpayment of wages; discriminatory actions prohibited. Prohibits an employer from discharging or otherwise discriminating against an employee because such employee has filed any complaint or instituted or caused to be instituted any proceeding related to the failure to pay wages, or has testified or is about to testify in any such proceeding. The measure authorizes the Commissioner of Labor and Industry to institute proceedings against an employer who has taken such prohibited discriminatory action. Available remedies include reinstatement of the employee, recovery of lost wages, and liquidated damages. Read the Bill »

Status

11/18/2019: Awaiting a Vote in the Commerce and Labor Committee

History

DateAction
11/18/2019Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20100693D
11/18/2019Referred to Committee on Commerce and Labor

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