Senate Bill #2474 (2018)

AN ACT RELATING TO LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS -- PAYMENT OF WAGES

Eliminates repealed statute references and creates a mechanism for workers to enforce their existing right to continuation of medical benefits, reinstatement after returning from being a temporary caregiver and relating to Sunday pay wage laws.

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Changes since original draft

  • 2018 – S 2474 ======== LC004478 ========
  • S T A T E O F R H O D E I S L A N D
  • 2018 – S 2474 SUBSTITUTE A ======== LC004478/SUB A ========
  • S T A T E O F R H O D E I S L A N D
  • IN GENERAL ASSEMBLY
  • JANUARY SESSION, A.D. 2018
  • ____________
  • A N A C T
  • ____________
  • A N A C T
  • RELATING TO LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS – PAYMENT OF WAGES
  • Introduced By: Senators Lombardi, Nesselbush, Lynch Prata, McCaffrey, and Goodwin
  • Date Introduced: February 15, 2018
  • Referred To: Senate Labor It is enacted by the General Assembly as follows:
  • SECTION 1. Section 28-14-18.4 of the General Laws in Chapter 28-14 entitled "Payment of Wages" is hereby amended to read as follows:
  • 28-14-18.4. Extension of protection.
  • The protections set forth in § 28-14-18 and the relief and damages for violations set forth in §§ 28-14-18.1 and 28-14-18.2 §§ 28-14-19.2 and 28-14-19.3 shall also apply to §§ 28-14-35(f) and (g) and chapters 3, 6, 12, and 18 of this title, and to chapter 23 of title 5 and chapter 3 of title 25.
  • SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon passage. ======== LC004478 ========
  • The protections set forth in § 28-14-18 and the relief and damages for violations set forth in §§ 28-14-18.1 and 28-14-18.2 §§ 28-14-19.2 and 28-14-19.3 shall also apply to §§ 28-41-35(f) and (g) and chapters 3, 6, 12, and 18 of this title, and to chapter 23 of title 5 and chapter 3 of title 25.
  • SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon passage. ======== LC004478/SUB A ========
  • EXPLANATION
  • BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
  • OF
  • A N A C T
  • RELATING TO LABOR AND LABOR RELATIONS – PAYMENT OF WAGES
  • ***
  • This act would eliminate repealed statute references and create a mechanism for employees to enforce their existing right to continuation of medical benefits, reinstatement of status and benefits after returning from being a temporary caregiver and relating to Sunday wage laws.
  • This act would take effect upon passage. ======== LC004478 ========
  • This act would take effect upon passage. ======== LC004478/SUB A ========

Votes

NOTE: Electronic voting records are unofficial and may not be accurate. For an official vote tally, check the House or Senate Journal from the day of the vote.

Floor vote for Passage

April 25, 2018 at 4:57pm
Yeas: 34 / Nays: 0 / Not voting: 3 / Recused: 0
Legislator Vote
Sen. Algiere Y
Sen. Archambault Y
Sen. Calkin Y
Sen. Cano Y
Sen. Ciccone Y
Sen. Conley Y
Sen. Cote Y
Sen. Coyne Y
Sen. Crowley Y
Sen. DaPonte NV
Sen. DiPalma NV
Sen. Euer Y
Sen. Felag Y
Sen. Fogarty Y
Sen. Gallo Y
Sen. Gee Y
Sen. Goldin Y
Sen. Goodwin Y
Sen. Jabour Y
Sen. Lombardi Y
Sen. Lombardo Y
Sen. Lynch Prata Y
Sen. McCaffrey Y
Sen. Metts Y
Sen. Miller Y
Sen. Morgan Y
Sen. Nesselbush Y
Sen. Paolino Y
Sen. Pearson Y
Sen. Picard Y
Sen. Quezada Y
Sen. Raptakis Y
Sen. Ruggerio Y
Sen. Satchell Y
Sen. Seveney Y
Sen. Sheehan NV
Sen. Sosnowski Y