Appleseed testifies in support of bills to protect hardworking Nebraska employees

Monday, Nebraska Appleseed staff testified in front of the Legislature’s Business and Labor Committee on several bills aimed at encouraging honest employment practices and protecting hardworking Nebraskans.

Darcy Tromanhauser, Director of the Immigrant Integration and Community Participation Program, testified in support of LB 560 which seeks to prevent wage theft in Nebraska and ensure that a day’s work equals a day’s pay.

Appleseed’s Darcy Tromanhauser testifies in support of LB 560:

Tromanhauser also testified in support of LB 177 which also seeks to stop wage theft.  Both bills are designed to protect hardworking Nebraskans and honest employers by targeting those few dishonest employers who would undermine fairness by failing to pay for work performed.

Appleseed’s Darcy Tromanhauser testifies in support of LB 177:

James Goddard, Director of Appleseed’s Economic Justice and Health Care Access Programs, testified in support of LB 559, a bill that would adopt a short-time compensation program in an effort to prevent worker layoffs or terminations.

Appleseed’s James Goddard testifies in support of LB 559:

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