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File #: 171113    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 12/14/2017 In control: Committee on Law and Government
On agenda: Final action: 2/22/2018
Title: Amending Chapter 9-4300 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Wage Theft Complaints," to make various wage-related violations a violation of the Code; to further provide for determinations by the City regarding wage theft complaints and for appeals of such determinations; and making technical changes; all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Greenlee
Indexes: WAGE THEFT COMPLAINTS
Code sections: 9-4300 - WAGE THEFT COMPLAINTS
Attachments: 1. CertifiedCopy17111300.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
3/6/20180 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Not available
2/22/20180 CITY COUNCIL READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
2/15/20180 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
2/15/20180 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  Action details Not available
2/15/20180 CITY COUNCIL READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
2/13/20180 Committee on Law and Government HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
2/13/20180 Committee on Law and Government HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
2/13/20180 Committee on Law and Government REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED   Action details Not available
12/14/20170 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
Title
Amending Chapter 9-4300 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Wage Theft Complaints," to make various wage-related violations a violation of the Code; to further provide for determinations by the City regarding wage theft complaints and for appeals of such determinations; and making technical changes; all under certain terms and conditions.

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. Chapter 9-4300 of The Philadelphia Code is amended as follows:

CHAPTER 9-4300. WAGE THEFT COMPLAINTS.

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§ 9-4301.1 Wage Payment Claims.

(1) Any conduct that constitutes a violation of the Pennsylvania Wage Payment and Collection Law, Act of July 14, 1961, P.L. 637, No. 329, as amended, shall constitute a violation of this Code. Each week during which any wages due remain unpaid is a separate violation.

§ 9-4302. Wage Theft Coordinator; Duties.

(1) Coordinator. The Managing Director shall designate a wage theft coordinator to carry out the duties set forth in this Chapter.

(2) The wage theft coordinator shall have the following duties:

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(c) [Adjudicate] Make determinations regarding complaints as provided in this Chapter.

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§ 9-4303. Procedures for Wage Theft Complaints.

(1) Filing Wage Theft Complaints.

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(b) A signed complaint for wage theft must be filed with the wage theft coordinator less than three years from the date the wage theft occurred. A wage theft complaint properly filed under this Section tolls the applicable statute of limitations for any action in state or federal court concerning [the same set of facts and circumstances.] a claim under this Chapter.

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(d) Upon the filing of any complaint, the wage theft coordinator shall promptly determine [that] whether the wage theft complaint alleges wage theft, names at least one employer, and meets the threshold amount criterion. [The duty of the wage theft coordinator in determining whether a complaint...

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