HB16-1347 - Employer Information Concerning Wage Law Violation

Postponed Indefinitely
Concerning The Release Of Information Concerning An Employer's Violation Of Wage Laws By The Division Of Labor In The Department Of Labor And Employment.

Current law requires employers to release requested information to the division of labor in the department of labor and employment (division) and allows the division to have access to employers' premises and all books, records, and payrolls of employers. Current law also prohibits the release of any of this information obtained by the division if the release of the information might reveal a trade secret. The bill clarifies that information obtained by the division that relates to a finding of a violation of wage laws by the division is not confidential and shall be released to the public or for use in a court proceeding, unless the director makes a determination that the information includes specific information that is a trade secret.

House Committees

Latest update: May 6, 2016
05/06/2016 Senate Committee on Business, Labor, & Technology Postpone Indefinitely
04/27/2016 Introduced In Senate - Assigned to Business, Labor, & Technology
04/27/2016 House Third Reading Passed - No Amendments
04/26/2016 House Third Reading Laid Over Daily - No Amendments
04/25/2016 House Second Reading Passed with Amendments - Committee
04/21/2016 House Committee on Judiciary Refer Amended to House Committee of the Whole
03/09/2016 Introduced In House - Assigned to Judiciary