H.R.3232 - Unpaid Intern Protection Act of 2015114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Cummings, Elijah E. [D-MD-7] (Introduced 07/28/2015)|
|Committees:||House - Education and the Workforce|
|Latest Action:||House - 11/16/2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.3232 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (07/28/2015)
Unpaid Intern Protection Act of 2015
Prohibits employers from discriminating against unpaid interns on the basis of: (1) race, color, religion, sex, national origin, or age; or (2) disability if such intern can perform the essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.
Applies procedures from the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, and the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 to claims for a violation of this Act.
Authorizes federal courts to grant legal and equitable relief.
Prohibits states from being immune under the Eleventh Amendment to the Constitution from an action in a federal court for a violation of this Act.