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File #: O-470-14    Version: Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 9/8/2014 In control: Metro Council
On agenda: 12/18/2014 Final action: 12/18/2014
Title: minimum wage
Sponsors: Attica Scott (D-1), Barbara Shanklin (D-2), Cheri Bryant Hamilton (D-5), David James (D-6), Tom Owen (D-8), Tina Ward-Pugh (D-9), Mary C. Woolridge (D-3), Dan Johnson (D-21), Cindi Fowler (D-14)
Attachments: 1. SPECIAL LABOR SPEAKERS NOVEMBER 10 2014 AGENDA, 2. 9-23-14 Minimum Wage Report Jason Bailey, 3. 10-2-14 Paul Coomes Bio, 4. 10-2-14 Tom Lambert Bio, 5. 10-2-14 Paul Coomes Proposed Minimum Wage Summary, 6. 10-16-14 Dr. Lambert Testimony on local min wage, 7. 10-16-14 Dr Coomes Responses to MC questions on minimum wage, 8. 10-16-14 Followup Minimum Wage Report Jason Bailey, 9. 11-13-14 John Sheller Bio, 10. 11-13-14 McKenzie Cantrell Bio, 11. 12-15-14 Steve Rowland Letter to Council Min Wage, 12. 12-15-14 Steve Rowland Payroll Review Min Wage, 13. 12-15-14 Memo Review of Financial Impact Statement on Minimum Wage Ordinance, 14. 12-15-14 Ltr Rec by Stoll Keenon Ogden BW, 15. 09-11-14 Ltr Rec by Stoll Keenon Ogden, 16. 12-11-14 Ltr Rec by Stoll Keenon Ogden, 17. O-470-14 NPR - A MALL W TWO MINIMUM WAGES, 18. ORD 216 2014
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ORDINANCE NO. __________, SERIES 2014
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AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO MINIMUM WAGE TO BE PAID TO EMPLOYEES BY EMPLOYERS IN LOUISVILLE METRO. (AS AMENDED)
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Sponsored By: Council Members Attica Scott, Barbara Shanklin, Cheri Bryant Hamilton, David James, Tom Owen, Tina Ward-Pugh, Mary C. Woolridge, Dan Johnson,
Cindi Fowler

WHEREAS, Louisville has been recognized as a Compassionate City it is incumbent upon us to take legislative steps to help lift working families out of poverty, decrease income inequality, and boost our economy; and
WHEREAS, at least 10 cities across the United States have increased their local minimum wage and another 10 cities have proposed increases; and
WHEREAS, Kentucky Revised Statute ("KRS") 337.395 provides that any standards relating to minimum wage, maximum hours, overtime compensation, or other working conditions that are in effect under any other law in the state of Kentucky, and which are more favorable to employees than standards found in Chapter 337, shall not be deemed to be amended, rescinded or otherwise affected by KRS 337.275, 337.325, 337.345, and 337.385 to 337.405, and shall continue in full force and effect until specifically superseded by standards more favorable to such employees by operation of or in accordance with those KRS sections or regulations issued thereunder; and
WHEREAS, a minimum wage increase would reduce labor turnover, improve organizational efficiency, increase worker purchasing power in our local economy, and reduce reliance on social services; wherefore
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL OF THE LOUISVILLE/JEFFERSON COUNTY METRO GOVERNMENT (THE COUNCIL) AS FOLLOWS:

SECTION I: New sections of LMCO Chapter 112 are hereby created as follows:
? 112.10 Ordinance Establishing Minimum Wage for Employers to Pay Employees in Louisville Metro

SECTION II: LMCO ? 112.10(A) is created as follows:
A) Definitions. For purposes of this section, the foll...

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