HB6551 is a bill that amends the state's standard wage law for certain service workers. The bill requires contractors covered by the standard wage law to offer a standard rate of paid leave to their employees, separate from the prevailing rates of wages and benefits required by current law. The bill also expands the standard wage law to cover contractors who provide security services. It specifies that each pay period in which an employee is not paid the required standard wage rate is a separate offense, subject to a fine. The bill also includes provisions related to certified records requirements, notice posting requirements, and allows certain Department of Labor officials to conduct investigative activities without receiving a complaint. The bill takes effect on July 1, 2023.

Statutes affected:
Raised Bill: 31-57f
LAB Joint Favorable: 31-57f
File No. 9: 31-57f