H.Res.506 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives in support of considering legislation that would reinforce the goals of the working families agenda.114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Scott, Robert C. "Bobby" [D-VA-3] (Introduced 10/29/2015)|
|Committees:||House - Education and the Workforce; Ways and Means; House Administration; Oversight and Government Reform; Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 11/23/2015 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.506 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (10/29/2015)
Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that a working families agenda is established to:
- raise the minimum wage, strengthen workers' right to organize, and protect workers from misclassification;
- provide workers with paid sick days, paid family leave, flexible and stable schedules, access to high-quality early learning opportunities, and affordable child care; and
- strengthen the law guaranteeing equal pay for equal work, ensure specified rights for pregnant workers, and ensure workers have explicit protections from discrimination based on their sexual orientation and gender identity.
Declares the sense of the House furthermore that hearings and votes should be held on specified House bills, including H.R. 2150, the Raise the Wage Act, and H.R. 1439, the Family and Medical Insurance Leave Act (FAMILY Act).