The act prohibits an employer engaged in a business from taking adverse action against an employee who accepts a cash gratuity offered by a patron of the business.
The act provides exceptions for:
- Employers regulated by the division of gaming in the department of revenue;
- Employees licensed, certified, or registered pursuant to the title governing professions and occupations and who are required to maintain such licensure, certification, or registration as a condition of employment with their employers;
- Employees working in a health-care facility regulated by the department of public health and environment;
- Employees working for the program of all-inclusive care for the elderly; and
- Employees providing housing and services to adults 60 years of age or older.
VETOED by Governor May 23, 2023
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)