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Introduced in Senate (06/29/1983)

Fair Employment in Congress Act - Amends the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Equal Employment Opportunity Act of 1972 to extend to all units of the legislative branch of the Federal Government the prohibition against discrimination in employment which now applies only to those units of the legislative branch having positions in the competitive civil service.

Amends the Civil Service Reform Act of 1978 to include any unit of the legislative branch as an agency subject to provisions governing labor management relations in Government.

Extends the coverage of the Fair Labor Standards Act to the employees of any unit of the legislative branch of the Federal Government whether a unit has positions in the competitive civil service or not.

Includes the legislative branch of the Federal Government within the definition of the term "employer" in the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 and the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967.