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HB24-1008

Wage Claims Construction Industry Contractors

Concerning measures to expand general contractor accountability for wage claims involving contractors in the construction industry.
Session:
2024 Regular Session
Subject:
Labor & Employment
Bill Summary

For wage claims brought by individuals working in the construction industry, the bill:

  • Requires that a subcontractor that receives a written demand for payment forward a copy of the written demand for payment to the general contractor within 3 business days after receipt;
  • Specifies that a general contractor and a subcontractor that is a direct employer of an employee are jointly and severally liable for all debts owed based on a wage claim or investigation that are incurred by the subcontractor acting under, by, or for the general contractor; and
  • Allows a general contractor to require the following information from each subcontractor acting under, by, or for the general contractor:
  • Pay data;
  • Contact information; and
  • An affidavit attesting to whether the subcontractor has participated in a civil or administrative proceeding within the last 5 years and, if so, the outcome of the proceeding.
    (Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

Status

Introduced
Under Consideration

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