Forward Kentucky: House Dems pre-file 15 bills benefiting workers

Via a press release from the House leadership, the Kentucky House Democratic Caucus announced its members would be pre-filing 15 bills to strengthen workforce protections and rights.

The announcement was made on Monday to coincide with the 126th annual Labor Day celebration.

“Our country has come a long way since the first national Labor Day holiday in 1894, but there is still so much to be done,” House Democratic leaders Joni Jenkins, Derrick Graham and Angie Hatton said in a joint statement. “We believe these bills, if enacted, would further that progress in remarkable ways and strengthen our already second-to-none workforce as we chart a new economic path in the coronavirus era.”

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