Category Archives: Labor

H.R.3441 – Save Local Business Act

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending November 10, 2017 H.R.3441 – Save Local Business Act Brief – H.R. 3441 amends the National Labor Relations Act and Fair Labor Standards Act to allow two or more employers to be considered joint employers only if each shares and exercises actual, direct, and immediate control over essential terms and conditions […]

H.R.2453 – DHS Intelligence Rotational Assignment Program Act of 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending September 15, 2017 H.R.2453 – DHS Intelligence Rotational Assignment Program Act of 2017 Brief – HR 2453 aims amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to establish the Intelligence Rotational Assignment Program in the Department of Homeland Security, and for other purposes. The Secretary shall establish an Intelligence Rotational Assignment Program […]

H.R.702 – Federal Employee Anti-discrimination Act of 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending July 14, 2017 H.R.702 – Federal Employee Anti-discrimination Act of 2017 Brief – ‘H.R. 702, the Federal Employee Antidiscrimination Act of 2017, amends the Notification and Federal Employee Antidiscrimination and Retaliation Act of 2002 to strengthen Equal Employment Opportunity protections for federal employees.’ ‘The Notification and Federal Employee Antidiscrimination and Retaliation […]

H.R.2842 – Accelerating Individuals into the Workforce Act

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending June 23, 2017 H.R.2842 – Accelerating Individuals into the Workforce Act Brief – The bill is the latest version of welfare to work. It targets recipients of Temporary Assistance for needy families with the aim of helping to keep them going as they build or rebuild their lives. To that end […]

H.R.2353 – Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending June 23, 2017 H.R.2353 – Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act Brief – “H.R. 2353 would amend the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006 and reauthorize secondary and postsecondary career and technical education (CTE) programs through fiscal year 2023. The bill would authorize […]

H.R.2283 – DHS MORALE Act

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending June 23, 2017 H.R.2283 – DHS MORALE Act Brief – The bill would ‘amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to improve morale within the Department of Homeland Security workforce by conferring new responsibilities to the Chief Human Capital Officer, establishing an employee engagement steering committee, requiring action plans, and authorizing […]

H.R.2131 – DHS FIRM Act

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending June 23, 2017 H.R.2131 – DHS FIRM Act Brief – The bill aims “To amend the Homeland Security Act of 2002 to direct the Chief Human Capital Officer of the Department of Homeland Security to improve consistency regarding discipline and adverse actions in the Department’s workforce, and for other purposes.” To […]

H.R.1393 – Mobile Workforce State Income Tax Simplification Act of 2017

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending June 23, 2017 H.R.1393 – Mobile Workforce State Income Tax Simplification Act of 2017 Brief – The bill report states its purpose “The Mobile Workforce Act provides a clear, uniform framework for when states may tax nonresident employees who travel to the taxing state to perform work. In particular, the bill […]

H.R.338 – To promote a 21st century energy and manufacturing workforce

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending June 16, 2017 H.R.338 – To promote a 21st century energy and manufacturing workforce Brief – Under the bill “The Secretary of Energy (in this Act referred to as the “Secretary”) shall prioritize education and training for energy and manufacturing-related jobs in order to increase the number of skilled workers trained […]

H.R.1293 – To amend title 5, United States Code, to require that the Office of Personnel Management submit an annual report to Congress relating to the use of official time by Federal employees

TheWeekInCongress.com (TM) Week ending May 26, 2017 H.R.1293 – To amend title 5, United States Code, to require that the Office of Personnel Management submit an annual report to Congress relating to the use of official time by Federal employees Brief – H.R. 1293 amends title 5, United States Code, to require the Office of […]