S.1992 - A bill to preserve the recall rights of airline employees, and for other purposes.110th Congress (2007-2008)
|Sponsor:||Sen. McCaskill, Claire [D-MO] (Introduced 08/03/2007)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||08/03/2007 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.1992 — 110th Congress (2007-2008)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (08/03/2007)
Requires an air carrier that furloughs an airline employee to retain such employee on a recall list for not less than 10 years after the furlough, provided the air carrier: (1) receives more than $100 million in federal assistance; and (2) places such employee on furlough not later than two years after receiving such assistance. Requires such air carrier, before employing a person who is not on the recall list, to recall an employee from the recall list if such employee was employed in a position comparable to the position the air carrier seeks to fill.
Authorizes a furloughed employee (including any labor organization that represents such employee) to bring an action in U.S. district court to enforce this Act.