S.852 - A Voice for Victims Act of 2015114th Congress (2015-2016)
|Sponsor:||Sen. Vitter, David [R-LA] (Introduced 03/24/2015)|
|Committees:||Senate - Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions|
|Latest Action:||Senate - 03/24/2015 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. (All Actions)|
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Summary: S.852 — 114th Congress (2015-2016)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in Senate (03/24/2015)
A Voice for Victims Act of 2015
This bill makes unenforceable any agreement between an employer and an employee to arbitrate a dispute with respect to a tort claim arising out of rape.
This declaration applies to:
- any "employer" engaged in an industry affecting commerce who has 15 or more employees for each working day in each of 20 or more calendar weeks (excluding the United States, a corporation owned by the U.S. government, or any agency of the District of Columbia subject to competitive service, or a bona fide private membership club [other than a labor organization] which is exempt from federal taxation); and
- any "employee" except individuals elected to state public office, personal staff of such an officer, or policy-making appointees or immediate advisers to the office.