S.3421 - WORK Act112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Sanders, Bernard [I-VT] (Introduced 07/23/2012)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||07/23/2012 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.|
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Summary: S.3421 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (07/23/2012)
Worker Ownership, Readiness, and Knowledge Act or WORK Act - Directs the Secretary of Labor, acting through the Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training, to establish within the Employment and Training Administration an Employee Ownership and Participation Initiative to promote employee ownership and employee participation in business decisionmaking.
Requires the Secretary to establish a program, which may include grants for outreach, technical assistance, and training, to encourage new and existing state programs designed to foster employee ownership and employee participation in business decisionmaking throughout the United States.
Requires the Secretary to report to Congress on progress related to employee ownership and participation in U.S. businesses.