H.R.5994: BE HEARD in the Workplace Act

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93 (All Democrats)

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Bill Summary

Bringing an End to Harassment by Enhancing Accountability and Rejecting Discrimination in the Workplace Act or the BE HEARD in the Workplace Act This bill expands protections against discrimination and harassment in the workplace and raises the minimum wage for tipped employees. Specifically, the bill (1) makes it an unlawful employment practice to discriminate against an individual in the workplace based on sexual orientation, gender...

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Bill Actions

Date Description
Nov. 1, 2022
Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution, Civil Rights, and Civil Liberties.
Nov. 1, 2022
Referred to the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law.
Nov. 29, 2021
Referred to the Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations.
Nov. 17, 2021
Referred to the Committee on Education and Labor, and in addition to the Committees on the Judiciary, House Administration, Oversight and Reform, and Veterans' Affairs, 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.
Nov. 17, 2021

Introduced in the House by Katherine Clark (D-Mass.)

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