Expand the Definition of "Essential Worker" To Include Retail and Food Service Workers
|Category:||Wage and Labor|
|Sponsor:||Representative Sean Paulhus, House 52|
|Bill #:||LD 182|
UPDATE: The Committee voted the bill Unanimously Ought Not to Pass.
Representative Paulhus of Bath submits a concept draft that proposes to expand the definition of "essential worker" during a pandemic or other emergency to include retail and food service workers. He has a related bill (not printed yet as of 1/24/2021) to clarify the rights of these groups to unionize.