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S.1565: United States Call Center Worker and Consumer Protection Act of 2013

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Sponsor Bob Casey, D-Pa.
Total Cosponsors 2 (All Democrats)
Introduced Sept. 30, 2013
Latest Major Action Sept. 30, 2013
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Bill Summary

United States Call Center Worker and Consumer Protection Act of 2013 - Requires a business enterprise that employs 50 or more employees, excluding part-time employees, or 50 or more employees who in the aggregate work at least 1,500 hours per week, exclusive of overtime, in a call center to notify the Secretary of Labor at least 120 days before relocating such center outside of the United States. Subjects violators to a civil penalty of up to $10,000 a day. Directs the Secretary to establish, maintain, and make publicly available a list of all such employers that relocate a call center. Authorizes the Secretary to remove from the list an employer that has relocated the call center from a location outside the United States to a location inside the United States.

Requires such an employer to remain on the list for up to three years after each relocation. Makes such an employer ineligible for federal grants or federal guaranteed loans for five years after being added to the l...

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Sept. 30, 2013 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation.