Private businesses could be exempt from local regulations under Kansas bill

Kansas lawmakers are considering a proposal that would prohibit local governments or city officials from regulating the work hours or wages of private employees.

The measure would outlaw local regulations that require employers to give benefits, paid vacation time or higher than minimum wages to private employees unless a state or federal law requires them to do so. The measure would exempt any local regulations related to business attraction, recruitment, or retention programs.

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