H.R.5632 - End Employer Collusion Act115th Congress (2017-2018)
|Sponsor:||Rep. Ellison, Keith [D-MN-5] (Introduced 04/26/2018)|
|Committees:||House - Education and the Workforce; Energy and Commerce; Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 05/22/2018 Referred to the Subcommittee on Regulatory Reform, Commercial And Antitrust Law. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.R.5632 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (04/26/2018)
End Employer Collusion Act
This bill makes it unlawful for any entity to enter into a restrictive employment agreement, or enforce or threaten to enforce a restrictive employment agreement. A "restrictive employment agreement" is any agreement between two or more employers that prohibits or restricts one employer from soliciting or hiring another employer's employees or former employees.
The bill allows aggrieved individuals to bring a civil action for actual and punitive damages, plus attorney's fees, against an entity that enters into, or threatens to enforce, a restrictive employment agreement.
The bill grants the Federal Trade Commission the power to enforce the requirements of this bill.