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S.RES.276: A resolution designating October 2013 as "National Work and Family Month".

About this Bill

This bill was introduced in the 113th Congress
This bill is primarily about labor and employment
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Sponsor Jeff Merkley, D-Ore.
Total Cosponsors 11 (10 Democrats, 1 Republican)
Introduced Oct. 29, 2013
Latest Major Action Oct. 29, 2013
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Bill Summary

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Designates October 2013 as National Work and Family Month.

Recognizes the importance of work schedules that allow employees to spend time with their families to job productivity and to healthy families.

Urges public officials, employers, employees, and the general public to work together to achieve more balance between work and family.

(Source: Congressional Research Service)

Bill Actions

Date Description
Oct. 29, 2013 Submitted in the Senate, considered, and agreed to without amendment and with a preamble by Unanimous Consent. (consideration: CR S7634; text as passed Senate: CR S7633)