2015-2016 Regular Session - SB 393
Employment Security; change the definition of employment; remove the exemption for certain services performed for common carriers
First Reader Summary
A BILL to be entitled an Act to amend Chapter 8 of Title 34 of the O.C.G.A., relating to employment security, so as to change the definition of employment in order to provide that services performed by an individual for wages shall be deemed to be employment unless the Department of Labor makes a contrary determination; to repeal and reserve paragraph (17) of subsection (n) of Code Section 34-8-35 of the O.C.G.A., relating to the definition of employment applicable to the "Employment Security Law," so as to remove the exemption for certain services performed for common carriers; to prohibit retaliation by employers against individuals who report violations of or noncompliance with the "Employment Security Law"; to provide for related matters; to repeal conflicting laws; and for other purposes.
Feb/18/2016 - Senate Read and Referred
Feb/17/2016 - Senate Hopper