Labor and Employment – Wage Payment and Collection – General Contractor Liability

Bill Number:  SB0959

Bill Sponsor(s):  Senator Jennings

Subject:  Finance

Bill Summary:

Establishing that certain contractors are jointly and severally liable for certain violations of the wage payment and collection law by certain subcontractors if the employee notified the general contractor, in writing, within 90 days after the violation occurred and the general contractor failed to cure the violation with 30 days after receiving the notice; prohibiting a certain obligation or contract right from being impaired by the Act; and applying the Act prospectively.

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