Steve Canales of the Hawaii Democratic Party Labor Caucus

With Steve Canales, Chair of The Democratic Party Labor Caucus

With Steve Canales, Chair of The Democratic Party
Labor Caucus 1/16/13

We Introduced two bills proposed by Steve Canales and the Democratic Party Labor Caucus, they are:

SB1263/HB1057 –Meal Breaks: Requires employers to provide meal breaks for employees who work more than a total of five hours a day. Imposes penalties on employers who fail to provide meal breaks. Clarifies that the employer’s liability is based on an employee’s regular wage at the time the infraction occurred.

SB1264/HB753 – Voluntary Wellness Programs: Allows healthcare insurers, employers, and medicaid programs to offer voluntary wellness programs. Establishes what a wellness program may and may not use as rewards or incentives for participation in a wellness program. Protects confidentiality of participants in a wellness program.

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