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HB 1355: Discrimination in Labor and Employment

GENERAL BILL by Joseph ; (CO-INTRODUCERS) Slosberg ; Watson, C.

Discrimination in Labor and Employment; Prohibits employer from providing less favorable employment opportunities to employees based on sex, with exceptions; provides affirmative defense; provides civil penalties; provides exemption for minority business enterprises; prohibits employer from taking certain employment actions against employees; prohibits employer from engaging in certain activities relating to employee wages & benefits or requiring employees to sign certain waivers & documents; authorizes employer to confirm wage or salary history under certain conditions.

Effective Date: 7/1/2019
Last Action: 5/3/2019 House - Died in Business and Professions Subcommittee
Bill Text: PDF

Bill History

Date Chamber Action
3/4/2019 House • Filed
3/5/2019 House • Introduced -HJ 134
3/8/2019 House • Referred to Business and Professions Subcommittee; Civil Justice Subcommittee; Commerce Committee -HJ 378
5/3/2019 House • Indefinitely postponed and withdrawn from consideration
• Died in Business and Professions Subcommittee