S.2090 - Jobs for America Act of 2004108th Congress (2003-2004)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Daschle, Thomas A. [D-SD] (Introduced 02/12/2004)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||02/12/2004 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.|
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Summary: S.2090 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (02/12/2004)
Jobs for America Act of 2004 - Amends the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act to provide protections for employees relating to the offshoring of jobs.
Revises the definition of mass layoff to mean a reduction in force which is not the result of a plant closing and results in an employment loss at the single site of employment for a 30-day period for at least 50 employees.
Defines offshoring of jobs as any action taken by an employer the effect of which is to create, shift, or transfer work or facilities outside the United States and which results in an employment loss during any 30 day period for 15 or more employees.
Revises notice requirements. Sets forth requirements for notices for offshoring of jobs.
Establishes requirements for posting of notice of rights by employers and for contents of annual reports by the Secretary of Labor.