Bill Text: HI SB1379 | 2019 | Regular Session | Introduced


Bill Title: Relating To Employment Practices.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 8-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2019-01-28 - Referred to LCA, JDC. [SB1379 Detail]

Download: Hawaii-2019-SB1379-Introduced.html

THE SENATE

S.B. NO.

1379

THIRTIETH LEGISLATURE, 2019

 

STATE OF HAWAII

 

 

 

 

 

 

A BILL FOR AN ACT

 

 

relating to employment practices.

 

 

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

 


     SECTION 1.  Section 378-2.3, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is amended by amending subsection (b) to read as follows:

     "(b)  An employer shall not retaliate or discriminate against an employee for, nor prohibit an employee from, disclosing the employee's wages, [discussing and] inquiring about the wages of other employees, or aiding or encouraging other employees to exercise their rights under this section[.]; provided that this subsection shall not serve to authorize the disclosure of an employee's wages by anyone other than the employee."

     SECTION 2.  Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed and stricken.  New statutory material is underscored.

     SECTION 3.  This Act shall take effect upon its approval.

 

INTRODUCED BY:

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Report Title:

Employment Practice; Equal Pay; Sex Discrimination; Disclosure

 

Description:

Clarifies that the prohibition against retaliation or discrimination by an employer against an employee for disclosing or inquiring about the wages of other employees does not authorize the disclosure of an employee's wages by anyone other than the employee.

 

 

 

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