Stefanik, Braun Introduce Laws to Guarantee Staff Get Paid – Congresswoman Elise Stefanik

Washington, D.C. – Congresswoman Elise Stefanik and Senator Mike Braun (R-Ind.) at this time launched laws to make sure America’s employees obtain the wages they’re owed and assist employers adjust to the regulation.
In 2018, the U.S. Division of Labor launched the Payroll Audit Impartial Dedication (PAID) pilot program to supply an environment friendly technique for employers to proactively rectify inadvertent time beyond regulation and minimal wage violations. This resulted in staff receiving 100% of the again wages they had been owed in a extra well timed method. However the Biden Administration falsely claimed it disadvantaged employees of their rights and abruptly ended the PAID program in January 2021. Stefanik and Braun are working to codify the PAID program, so this confirmed device will keep in follow to assist each employers and staff.
“Our financial system runs on America’s employees and job creators,” Stefanik mentioned. “I’m proud to introduce this laws that may guarantee employees obtain the wages they’ve earned whereas serving to employers shortly determine and proper any inadvertent payroll errors. This commonsense strategy is vital to supporting our workforce and serving to well-intentioned employers adjust to the regulation.
“The PAID program has been profitable in serving to employers appropriate inadvertent wage and hour violations on their very own to make sure staff are getting paid the wages they’ve earned. The Making certain Staff Get PAID Act will set this program down in regulation so employers can resolve oversights shortly and keep in compliance with the regulation,” Senator Mike Braun mentioned.
The Making certain Staff Get PAID Act would particularly:
Stefanik and Braun had been joined by Senator Roger Marshall (R-Kan.), Congresswoman Jackie Walorski (R-Ind.), Congressman Glenn Grothman (R-Wis.), and Congresswoman Mariannette Miller-Meeks (R-Iowa) in introducing this laws.
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