HB 37 Wages; cause of action against an employer for nonpayment.
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Summary as introduced:
Nonpayment of wages; private action. Affirms that an employee has cause of action against an employer who fails to pay wages to recover the wages and prejudgment interest at eight percent annually from the date the wages were due. The measure provides that if the court finds that the employer knowingly failed to pay the wages, it shall also award the employee reasonable attorney fees and court costs. If the court finds that the employer's failure to pay wages was willful and with intent to defraud the employee, the court shall also award the employee reasonable attorney fees and court costs plus an additional sum equal to the amount of wages due.

Full text:
11/28/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18100119D  pdf

Status:
11/28/17  House: Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18100119D
11/28/17  House: Committee Referral Pending