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23-204 - Employee benefits; state preemption; exemption; definition
23-204. Employee benefits; state preemption; exemption; definition
A. The regulation of employee benefits, including nonwage compensation, paid and unpaid leave and other absences, meal breaks and rest periods, is of statewide concern. The regulation of nonwage employee benefits pursuant to this chapter and federal law is not subject to further regulation by a city, town or other political subdivision of this state.
B. This section does not apply to any employee benefit, including nonwage compensation, paid and unpaid leave and other absences, meal breaks and rest periods, provided by a city, town or other political subdivision of this state to any of its employees.
C. For the purposes of this section, "nonwage compensation" includes fringe benefits, welfare benefits, child or adult care plans, sick pay, vacation pay, severance pay, commissions, bonuses, retirement plan or pension contributions, other employment benefits provided in 29 United States Code section 2611 and other amounts promised to the employee that are more than the minimum compensation due an employee by reason of employment.