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2007-2008 Regular Session - HB 572
State of Georgia; certain employers; pay employees living wage; require; provisions
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First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Title 34 of the Official Code of Georgia Annotated, relating to labor and industrial relations, so as to require the State of Georgia and certain employers who contract with or receive financial assistance from the state or a state agency to pay its employees a living wage; to provide definitions; to provide the method of computing a living wage; to provide for notice requirements; to provide for recordkeeping; to prohibit employer retaliation; to authorize the Commissioner of Labor to enforce the provisions of this chapter; to authorize the Commissioner of Labor to adopt applicable rules; to provide for claims; to provide for penalties; to provide for related matters; to provide for applicability; to provide an effective date; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Status History
Feb/28/2007 - House Second Readers
Feb/27/2007 - House First Readers
Feb/22/2007 - House Hopper