Senate Bill 2973
116th Congress(2019-2020)
Modern Worker Empowerment Act
Introduced
Introduced
Introduced in Senate on Dec 4, 2019
Overview
Text
Sponsor
Introduced
Dec 4, 2019
Latest Action
Dec 4, 2019
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Bill
Bill
The primary form of legislative measure used to propose law. Depending on the chamber of origin, bills begin with a designation of either H.R. or S. Joint resolution is another form of legislative measure used to propose law.
Bill Number
2973
Congress
116
Policy Area
Labor and Employment
Labor and Employment
Primary focus of measure is matters affecting hiring and composition of the workforce, wages and benefits, labor-management relations; occupational safety, personnel management, unemployment compensation. Measures concerning public-sector employment may fall under Government Operations and Politics policy area.
Sponsorship by Party
South Carolina
Indiana
Kentucky
North Dakota
No Senate votes have been held for this bill.
Summary

Modern Worker Empowerment Act

This bill requires the use of common law rules in defining "employee" under the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938.

Text (1)
December 4, 2019
Actions (2)
12/04/2019
Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
12/04/2019
Introduced in Senate
Public Record
Created
Dec 5, 2019 5:42:43 AM
Updated
Feb 3, 2021 5:34:58 AM