Protect Earned Pay

Last updated: Mar 26, 2018

Details about this bill
Category: Wage and Labor
Status: Defeated
Sponsor: Representative Erin Herbig, House 43
Session: 128
Bill #: LD 563

Position:

Opposed. This would allow certain individuals to received both vacation and overtime pay concurrently.

UPDATE: This bill was not funded and will die upon adjournment.

UPDATE: This bill has been placed on the Appropriations Table.

UPDATE 4/27/17: The bill is tabled in the House. We expect the bill to make it through the House but have trouble in the Senate. Regardless, the bill has a fiscal note which should ensure its demise.

Summary:

Under current law, a person who receives or is scheduled to receive remuneration in the form of vacation pay in excess of 4 weeks' wages or holiday pay is disqualified from receiving unemployment benefits for the week that remuneration is due. This bill removes those disqualifications.