Protect Earned Pay
|Category:||Wage and Labor|
|Sponsor:||Representative Erin Herbig, House 43|
|Bill #:||LD 563|
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.
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.