SB0609

2013 Regular Session

 

Entitled:

Workers' Compensation - Retaliation by Employer - Prohibition

Sponsored by:

Senator Klausmeier

Status:

In the Senate - Hearing 2/19 at 1:00 p.m.


Synopsis:Expanding a provision of law prohibiting an employer from discharging a covered employee who files a claim for workers' compensation to include prohibiting the employer from retaliating in any way against the covered employee; applying a specified criminal penalty to a violation of the Act; authorizing a covered employee aggrieved by a specified violation to bring a civil action against the employer; authorizing a court to grant specified relief if the trier of fact in a specified action finds in favor of the employee; etc.
Analysis:Fiscal and Policy Note
All Sponsors:Senator Klausmeier
Additional Facts:Cross-filed with: HB0595
Bill File Type: Regular
Effective Date(s): October 1, 2013
Committee(s):
Finance  Listen to Committee Hearing
Broad Subject(s):Workers' Compensation
Narrow Subject(s):Civil Actions -see also- Small Claims
Courts -see also- Circuit; Appeals; District; Orphans'; etc.
Crimes and Punishments -see also- Penalties and Sentnc; etc.
Damages
Discrimination
Juries -see also- Grand Juries
Penalties and Sentences -see also- Death Penalty
Workers' Compensation
Work, Labor and Employment -see also- Col Barg; Holiday; etc
Statutes:Article - Labor and Employment
(9-1105)

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October 2, 2015 9:12 A.M.