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H.R.4227: Fair Employment Protection Act of 2014

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about labor and employment
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Sponsor George Miller, D-Calif.
Total Cosponsors 62 (61 Democrats, 1 Independent)
Introduced March 13, 2014
Latest Major Action June 13, 2014
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  • Bill introduced in the House   
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Bill Summary

Fair Employment Protection Act of 2014 - Sets forth employer liability standards to be applied in employee harassment claims under specified provisions of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967, the Americans with Disabilities Act, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Revised Statutes, the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act of 2008, the Government Employee Rights Act of 1991, employment discrimination laws relating to certain executive branch employees, and the Congressional Accountability Act of 1995.

Declares employers under such Acts liable for the acts of any individual whose harassment of an employee has created or continued an unlawful hostile work environment if, at the time of the harassment: (1) such individual was authorized by that employer to undertake or recommend tangible employment actions affecting the employee or to direct the employee's daily work activities, or (2) the negligence of the employer led to the c...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
June 13, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Workforce Protections.
June 13, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on Higher Education and Workforce Training.
April 16, 2014 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice.
March 13, 2014 Referred to House Oversight and Government Reform
March 13, 2014 Referred to House Judiciary
March 13, 2014 Referred to House Administration
March 13, 2014 Referred to House Education and the Workforce