H.R.94 - Volunteer Firefighter and Rescue Squad Worker Protection Act105th Congress (1997-1998)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Bateman, Herbert H. [R-VA-1] (Introduced 01/07/1997)|
|Committees:||House - Education and the Workforce|
|Latest Action:||01/31/1997 Referred to the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.94 — 105th Congress (1997-1998)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (01/07/1997)
Volunteer Firefighter and Rescue Squad Worker Protection Act - Amends the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to exclude from coverage any fire fighters or rescue squad members during the period in which they volunteer their services at a facility where they are not then regularly employed.
Waives overtime compensation requirements when fire fighters or rescue squad members volunteer their services to their employer and sign a legally binding waiver.
Prohibits employer coercion of such volunteering.