HB 603: Employment Practices
GENERAL BILL by Cruz ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Berman ; Pafford ; Williams
Employment Practices; Requires employer to allow employee to take paid family care leave for certain purposes; provides employee requirements; specifies limitations & duties with respect to employer's administration of family care leave; provides family care leave requirements; provides responsibilities and powers of DEO; provides penalty for employer's failure to comply with certain requirements; authorizes employee to bring civil action against employer for violation within specified timeframe; authorizes award of specified compensation, damages, & fees; provides protections for employee who acts in good faith; prohibits employee from taking certain actions in bad faith; provides penalty; authorizes department to adopt rules; revises Florida Civil Rights Act of 1992 to prohibit specified employment practices; provides certain rights for employee who is disabled from pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical condition; reenacts & revises provisions relating to administrative & civil remedies for violations of Florida Civil Rights Act of 1992.
Last Action: 3/11/2016 House - Died in Economic Development and Tourism Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF
• Referred to Economic Development and Tourism Subcommittee; Civil Justice Subcommittee; Appropriations Committee; Economic Affairs Committee -HJ 53
• Introduced -HJ 53
• Died in Economic Development and Tourism Subcommittee
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