S.1504 - MOVE Act114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Murphy, Christopher [D-CT] (Introduced 06/04/2015)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 06/04/2015 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (All Actions)|
This bill has the status Introduced
Here are the steps for Status of Legislation:
Summary: S.1504 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (06/04/2015)
Mobility and Opportunity for Vulnerable Employees Act or the MOVE Act
This bill: (1) prohibits employers from entering into not to compete covenants with low-wage employees engaged in commerce or in the production of goods for commerce, and (2) requires an employer of such employees to post notice of such prohibition in a conspicuous place on the employer's premises.
The bill defines "low-wage employee" as an employee who earns less than: (1) $15 per hour or the state or local minimum wage, or (2) $31,200 per year.
In order for an employer to require such an employee who is not a low-wage employee to enter into such a covenant, the employer must have disclosed the requirement for entering into such covenant before hiring such employee.
The Secretary of Labor shall: (1) enforce a complaint of a violation of this Act in the same manner as a complaint of a violation of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938, and (2) impose a civil fine on any employer who violates this Act.