S.3425 - Offshoring Notification Act112th Congress (2011-2012)
|Sponsor:||Sen. McCaskill, Claire [D-MO] (Introduced 07/24/2012)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||07/24/2012 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.3425 — 112th Congress (2011-2012)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (07/24/2012)
Offshoring Notification Act - Amends the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act to extend its coverage not only to each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia but also to the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, and the Republic of Palau, and each U.S. territory or possession.
Revises the requirement that an employer give 60-day written notice to employees, state dislocated worker units, and local governments before ordering a plant closing or mass layoff.
Requires such notice to include information stating whether: (1) the employer plans to continue producing goods or providing services that affected employees have been producing or providing, and (2) the production or provision will be performed for the employer by employees or contractors outside the United States (offshoring).