HB 2283 Wages; cause of action against an employer for nonpayment.
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Summary as introduced:
Nonpayment of wages; private action. Provides that an employee has cause of action against an employer who fails to pay wages. The measure provides that if the court finds that the employer failed to pay wages, it shall award the employee the amount of wages due, plus interest at eight percent annually from the date the wages were due, reasonable attorney fees, and other costs. In addition, if the court finds that the employer's failure to pay wages was willful and with intent to defraud the employee, the court is required to award the employee an additional sum equal to the amount of wages due.

Full text:
01/11/17  House: Presented and ordered printed 17103283D  pdf

Status:
01/11/17  House: Presented and ordered printed 17103283D
01/11/17  House: Referred to Committee for Courts of Justice
01/16/17  House: Assigned Courts sub: Civil Law
01/25/17  House: Subcommittee recommends laying on the table by voice vote
02/07/17  House: Left in Courts of Justice