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USHB3110Intro
25%
Expands workplace protections for employees with a need to express breast milk. Specifically, it expands the requirement that employers provide certain accommodations for such an employee to cover salaried employees and other types of workers not cov...
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2021-10-22
Motion to reconsider laid on the table Agreed to without objection.
USHB3992Intro
25%
Prohibits employers from limiting, segregating, or classifying job applicants based on an applicant's age.
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2021-10-12
Rule H. Res. 716 passed House.
USHB5507Intro
25%
To improve the unemployment insurance program.
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2021-10-08
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB5531Intro
25%
To amend the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act to promote the employment of older individuals, and for other purposes.
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2021-10-08
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB2935Intro
25%
Entitles an eligible employee to up to 12 workweeks of leave during any 12-month period because of the death of a son or daughter. Such an employee may substitute any available paid leave for any leave without pay. The bill applies the same leave ent...
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2021-10-05
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5480Intro
25%
To clarify the applicability of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act of 1993 to rules issued under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 and to amend such Act to prohibit emergency temporary standards with respect to vaccines, and for other...
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2021-10-05
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB1486Intro
25%
Prohibits employment practices that discriminate against making reasonable accommodations for qualified employees affected by pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions. A qualified employee is an employee or applicant who, with or without ...
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2021-09-30
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 141.
USHB5464Intro
25%
To prohibit the imposition of a fine, fee, or taxation on any person for violation of a COVID-19 vaccine mandate issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration or any other executive agency, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-30
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB5471Intro
25%
To amend the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 to prohibit the Secretary of Labor from issuing a temporary standard with respect to COVID-19 vaccination or testing, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-30
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR689Intro
25%
Expressing support for the designation of September 2021 as "National Workforce Development Month" and recognizing the necessity of investing in workforce development to support workers and to help employers succeed in a global economy.
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2021-09-29
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB5391Intro
25%
To amend the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 to prohibit emergency temporary standards with respect to vaccines, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-28
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB2870Intro
25%
A bill to create portable retirement and investment accounts for all Americans, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-28
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2865Intro
25%
A bill to improve the unemployment insurance program.
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2021-09-27
To Senate Finance Committee
USSB2858Intro
25%
A bill to direct the Secretary of Labor, in consultation with the Chairperson of the National Endowment for the Arts, to award grants for arts and creative workforce programs.
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2021-09-27
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2843Intro
25%
A bill to prohibit the imposition of a fine, fee, or taxation on any person for violation of a COVID-19 vaccine mandate issued by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration or any other executive agency, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-23
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2825Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act to revise the definition of "affected area" and extend the period in which compensation may be provided, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-23
To Senate Commerce, Science, And Transportation Committee
USSB2821Intro
25%
A bill to establish eligibility requirements for education support professionals under the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-23
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5348Intro
25%
To establish eligibility requirements for education support professionals under the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-23
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB2798Intro
25%
A bill to amend the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act to improve compensation for workers involved in uranium mining, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-22
To Senate Judiciary Committee
USHB5338Intro
25%
To amend the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act to improve compensation for workers involved in uranium mining, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-22
To House Judiciary Committee
USHB5334Intro
25%
To create portable retirement and investment accounts for all Americans, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-22
To House Ways And Means Committee
USHB5336Intro
25%
To amend the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act to provide additional criteria for the Dislocated Worker Project, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-22
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB5285Intro
25%
To amend the CARES Act to extend certain unemployment compensation provisions, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-17
To House Ways And Means Committee
USSB2751Intro
25%
A bill to establish an occupational safety and health standard to protect farmworkers from wildfire smoke and excessive heat, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-15
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB5252Intro
25%
To amend the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act to award competitive grants for the purpose of developing, offering, improving, and providing educational or career pathway programs for workers, to direct the Secretary of Education to establish ...
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2021-09-14
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR646Intro
25%
Expressing support for designation of the week of September 19 through 25, 2021, as National Adult Education and Family Literacy Week.
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2021-09-14
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSB2742Intro
25%
A bill to establish the COVID-19 Unemployment Insurance Fraud Task Force, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-14
To Senate Finance Committee
USHB5238Intro
25%
To amend the Family and Medical Leave Act of 1993 and title 5, United States Code, to permit leave to care for an adult child, grandchild, or grandparent who has a serious health condition, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-10
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB5229Intro
25%
To authorize the President to establish the Civilian Conservation and Climate Corps as a means of providing gainful employment to unemployed and underemployed youth through the performance of useful public work, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-10
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB5178Intro
25%
To amend the National Labor Relations Act to clarify employer rights with regard to hiring.
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2021-09-07
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB5191Intro
25%
To amend the National and Community Service Act of 1990 to establish a national service program that provides conservation opportunities on public and private lands, and for other purposes.
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2021-09-07
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR620Intro
25%
This resolution opposes the enactment of any federal law that voids state laws that prohibit employers from requiring workers to join a union as a condition of employment.
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2021-09-03
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB5161Intro
25%
To expand small employer pooling options to provide paid family and medical leave.
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2021-09-03
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB5143Intro
25%
Treats independent contractors as employees with respect to the protections provided under title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, the Americans with Disabilit...
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2021-08-31
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHR613Intro
25%
Expressing support for approximately doubling funding for Federal career and technical education programs.
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2021-08-31
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB5052Intro
25%
Establishes the National Commission to Combat Workplace Sexual Harassment to investigate and report on sexual harassment, sexual assault, and other sexual misconduct in the workplace. This includes the causes of such conduct and whether certain perso...
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2021-08-17
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB5031Intro
25%
Entitles an eligible employee to up to 12 workweeks of leave during any 12-month period because of the death of a son or daughter. Such an employee may substitute any available paid leave for any leave without pay. The bill applies the same leave ent...
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2021-08-13
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB5038Intro
25%
Excludes a real estate agent or a direct seller of consumer products from the definition of an employee for the purpose of applying the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938.
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2021-08-13
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB5039Intro
25%
To impose certain measures with respect to Hizballah-affected areas in Latin America and the Caribbean and to impose sanctions with respect to senior foreign political figures in Latin America who support Hizballah, and for other purposes.
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2021-08-13
To House Foreign Affairs Committee
USHB5019Intro
25%
To direct the Secretary of Labor, in consultation with the Chairperson of the National Endowment for the Arts, to award grants for arts and creative workforce programs.
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2021-08-13
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSR285Intro
25%
This resolution honors the Radium Girls and recognizes their contribution to the development of workplace safety laws and standards. The Radium Girls were factory workers who contracted radiation poisoning from occupational exposure to radium.
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2021-08-09
S.Amdt.2725 Amendment SA 2725 agreed to in Senate by Unanimous Consent.
USSR346Intro
25%
A resolution designating September 2021 as "National Workforce Development Month".
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2021-08-09
Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Voice Vote. (consideration: CR S6106; text: CR S6113-6114)
USSB2603Intro
25%
Establishes within the executive branch the Commission on Retirement Security to (1) conduct a comprehensive study of the state of retirement security, and (2) submit to Congress recommendations on how to improve or replace existing private retiremen...
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2021-08-04
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2601Intro
25%
Allows employers to enroll employees in short-term savings accounts that are funded using automatic contributions deducted from participating employees' wages. For each pay period, the employer must transfer to the account an amount equal to the perc...
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2021-08-04
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHCR46Intro
25%
Recognizing the significance of equal pay and the disparity in wages paid to men and to Black women.
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2021-08-03
To House Education and Labor Committee
USSCR12Intro
25%
A concurrent resolution recognizing the significance of equal pay and the disparity in wages paid to men and to Black women.
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2021-08-03
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USSB2591Intro
25%
A bill to establish the National Equal Pay Enforcement Task Force, and for other purposes.
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2021-08-03
To Senate Health, Education, Labor, And Pensions Committee
USHB4934Intro
25%
To establish the National Equal Pay Enforcement Task Force, and for other purposes.
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2021-08-03
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB4884Intro
25%
To restrict employers from requiring an employee or an applicant for employment with such employer to undertake a medical procedure, including a vaccine, and for other purposes.
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2021-07-30
To House Education and Labor Committee
USHB4837Intro
25%
Establishes the family-friendly certification program that requires the Department of Labor to award certifications and recognize employers that implement certain policies such as (1) assisting employees with paying for adoption services, (2) providi...
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2021-07-30
Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR E865-866)
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