SB 1066
Preempts certain local ordinances relating to employment law
LR Number:
Last Action:
1/25/2024 - Second Read and Referred S Local Government and Elections Committee
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Effective Date:
August 28, 2024

Current Bill Summary

SB 1066 - Under current law, state minimum wage laws preempt and nullify all political subdivision ordinances, rules, and regulations relating to the establishment or enforcement of a minimum or living wage or the provision of employment benefits that exceed state laws, rules, or regulations. This act adds to the list of political subdivision policies, ordinances, or resolutions that may not be enacted to include the following:

· Those that regulate the information an employer or potential employer shall request, require, or exclude on an application for employment from an employee or prospective employee;

· Those that regulate work stoppage or strike activity of employers and its employees or the means by which employees may organize;

· Those requiring an employer to provide to an employee paid or unpaid leave time;

· Those regulating the hours and scheduling that an employer is required to provide to employees;

· Those requiring an employer or its employees to participate in any educational apprenticeship or apprenticeship training program that is not required by state or federal law; and

· Those regulating or creating administrative or judicial remedies for wage, hour, or benefit disputes, including, but not limited to, any benefits described in this subsection.

Certain exceptions are created, as delineated in the act.

This act is identical to SB 712 (2023).



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