H.R.1521: EMPOWER Act

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88 (84 Democrats, 4 Republicans)

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Ending the Monopoly of Power Over Workplace harassment through Education and Reporting Act or the EMPOWER Act This bill addresses policies and procedures related to claims of workplace harassment. Specifically, the bill makes it an unlawful practice (with exceptions regarding certain settlement or separation agreements) for an employer to (1) enter into a contract with an employee or applicant, as a condition of employment, promotion,...

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Date Description
April 8, 2019
Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties.
March 5, 2019
Referred to the Committee on Education and Labor, and in addition to the Committees on Ways and Means, Financial Services, House Administration, Oversight and Reform, and the Judiciary, for a period to be subsequently determined by the Speaker, in each case for consideration of such provisions as fall within the jurisdiction of the committee concerned.
March 5, 2019

Introduced in the House by Lois Frankel (D-Fla.)

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