S208 - Labor Law Changes. (SL 2021-82)

Session Year 2021

Overview: S.L. 2021-82 does the following:

  • Eliminates an advisory council created under the Mine Safety and Health Act.
  • Clarifies that trains previously or currently in use on the national rail transit system are not subject to regulation as amusement devices by the Department of Labor.
  • Authorizes the Director of the Occupational Safety and Health Safety Division of the Department of Labor to obtain medical records in certain circumstances.
  • Repeals the Article addressing regulation of job listing services.
  • Makes clarifying changes to statutes addressing youth employment certificates and payment to separated employees.
  • Requires employers to notify employees, in writing, at least one pay period prior to changes in wages.
  • Provides that the maximum penalty for employers who violate record keeping requirements must not exceed $2,000 per violation.

This act became effective July 8, 2021.

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