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S. 2642 - Schedules That Work Act

Labor and employment. 113th Congress (2013-2014) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to permit employees to request changes to their work schedules without fear of retaliation, and to ensure that employers consider these requests; and to require employers to provide more predictable and stable schedules for employees in certain growing low-wage occupations, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Schedules That Work Act

S. 2642 — 113th Congress (2013–2014)

Summary
A bill to permit employees to request changes to their work schedules without fear of retaliation, and to ensure that employers consider these requests; and to require employers to provide more predictable and stable schedules for employees in certain growing low-wage occupations, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to permit employees to request changes to their work schedules without fear of retaliation, and to ensure that employers consider these requests; and to require employers to provide more predictable and stable schedules for employees in certain growing low-wage occupations, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Schedules That Work Act
  • Schedules That Work Act
Sponsor
Tom Harkin
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Labor and employment
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Administrative remedies
  • Civil actions and liability
  • Congressional agencies
  • Congressional officers and employees
  • Congressional oversight
  • Department of Labor
  • Employee leave
  • Employment and training programs
  • Employment discrimination and employee rights
  • Federal officials
  • Food industry and services
  • Government Accountability Office (GAO)
  • Government employee pay, benefits, personnel management
  • Government studies and investigations
  • Labor standards
  • Library of Congress
  • Office of Personnel Management (OPM)
  • Retail and wholesale trades
  • Temporary and part-time employment
  • Wages and earnings
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced7/22/2014
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced7/22/2014
7/22/2014Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
7/22/2014Sponsor introductory remarks on measure.
7/22/2014Introduced in Senate
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

68 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Schedules That Work Act

68 organizations supported this bill

40 Percent and Rising
undersigned organizations (2014, July 22). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved July 28, 2014, from NWLC.
9to5
undersigned organizations (2014, July 22). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved July 28, 2014, from NWLC.
A Better Balance
undersigned organizations (2014, July 22). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved July 28, 2014, from NWLC.
AFL-CIO
undersigned organizations (2014, July 22). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved July 28, 2014, from NWLC.
Amalgamated Transit Union
undersigned organizations (2014, July 22). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved July 28, 2014, from NWLC.
American Federation of Government Employees
undersigned organizations (2014, July 22). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved July 28, 2014, from NWLC.
American Federation of School Administrators
undersigned organizations (2014, July 22). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved July 28, 2014, from NWLC.
American Federation of Teachers
undersigned organizations (2014, July 22). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved July 28, 2014, from NWLC.
Bakery, Confectionary, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers International Union
undersigned organizations (2014, July 22). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved July 28, 2014, from NWLC.
California School Employees Association
Mark Gruenberg (2014, August 2). Unions, Allies Ask Congress to Give Low-Wage Workers Some Control Over Their Schedules. Retrieved August 6, 2014, from USW.
Campaign for America's Future
undersigned organizations (2014, July 22). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved July 28, 2014, from NWLC.
Catalyst Inc.
undersigned organizations (2014, July 22). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved July 28, 2014, from NWLC.
Center for Community Change Action
undersigned organizations (2014, July 22). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved July 28, 2014, from NWLC.
Center for Effective Government
undersigned organizations (2014, July 22). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved July 28, 2014, from NWLC.
Center for Frontline Retail
undersigned organizations (2014, July 22). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved July 28, 2014, from NWLC.
Center for Law and Social Policy
undersigned organizations (2014, July 22). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved July 28, 2014, from NWLC.
Child Care Resources
undersigned organizations (2014, July 22). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved July 28, 2014, from NWLC.
Children's Defense Fund
undersigned organizations (2014, July 22). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved July 28, 2014, from NWLC.
Children's Village
undersigned organizations (2014, July 22). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved July 28, 2014, from NWLC.
Clearinghouse on Women's Issues
undersigned organizations (2014, July 22). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved July 28, 2014, from NWLC.
Coalition for Social Justice
undersigned organizations (2014, July 22). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved July 28, 2014, from NWLC.
Coalition of Labor Union Women
undersigned organizations (2014, July 22). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved July 28, 2014, from NWLC.
Communications Workers of America
undersigned organizations (2014, July 22). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved July 28, 2014, from NWLC.
Communities Creating Opportunity
undersigned organizations (2014, July 22). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved July 28, 2014, from NWLC.
Demos
undersigned organizations (2014, July 22). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved July 28, 2014, from NWLC.
Department for Professional Employees, AFL CIO
undersigned organizations (2014, July 22). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved July 28, 2014, from NWLC.
Epilepsy Foundation
undersigned organizations (2014, July 22). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved July 28, 2014, from NWLC.
Equal Rights Advocates
undersigned organizations (2014, July 22). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved July 28, 2014, from NWLC.
Family Values @ Work (FV@W)
undersigned organizations (2014, July 22). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved July 28, 2014, from NWLC.
Gamaliel Foundation
undersigned organizations (2014, July 22). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved July 28, 2014, from NWLC.
Gender Justice
undersigned organizations (2014, July 22). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved July 28, 2014, from NWLC.
Good Jobs Nation
undersigned organizations (2014, July 22). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved July 28, 2014, from NWLC.
half in ten
undersigned organizations (2014, July 22). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved July 28, 2014, from NWLC.
Institute for Science and Human Values
undersigned organizations (2014, July 22). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved July 28, 2014, from NWLC.
Interfaith Worker Justice
undersigned organizations (2014, July 22). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved July 28, 2014, from NWLC.
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers
undersigned organizations (2014, July 22). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved July 28, 2014, from NWLC.
International Brotherhood of Boilermakers
undersigned organizations (2014, July 22). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved July 28, 2014, from NWLC.
International Brotherhood of Teamsters
undersigned organizations (2014, July 22). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved July 28, 2014, from NWLC.
International Organization of Masters, Mates & Pilots
undersigned organizations (2014, July 22). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved July 28, 2014, from NWLC.
International Union of Bricklayers & Allied Craftworkers
undersigned organizations (2014, July 22). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved July 28, 2014, from NWLC.
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America
undersigned organizations (2014, July 22). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved July 28, 2014, from NWLC.
Jobs With Justice
undersigned organizations (2014, July 22). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved July 28, 2014, from NWLC.
MomsRising
undersigned organizations (2014, July 22). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved July 28, 2014, from NWLC.
National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity
undersigned organizations (2014, July 22). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved July 28, 2014, from NWLC.
National Association of Mothers' Centers
undersigned organizations (2014, July 22). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved July 28, 2014, from NWLC.
National Center for Lesbian Rights
undersigned organizations (2014, July 22). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved July 28, 2014, from NWLC.
National Consumers League
undersigned organizations (2014, July 22). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved July 28, 2014, from NWLC.
National Council of Jewish Women
undersigned organizations (2014, July 22). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved July 28, 2014, from NWLC.
national council of womens organizations
undersigned organizations (2014, July 22). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved July 28, 2014, from NWLC.
National Disability Rights Network
undersigned organizations (2014, July 22). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved July 28, 2014, from NWLC.
National Employment Law Project
undersigned organizations (2014, July 22). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved July 28, 2014, from NWLC.
National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health
undersigned organizations (2014, July 22). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved July 28, 2014, from NWLC.
National Network to End Domestic Violence
undersigned organizations (2014, July 22). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved July 28, 2014, from NWLC.
National Organization for Women
undersigned organizations (2014, July 22). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved July 28, 2014, from NWLC.
National Partnership for Women & Families
undersigned organizations (2014, July 22). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved July 28, 2014, from NWLC.
National Women's Health Network
undersigned organizations (2014, July 22). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved July 28, 2014, from NWLC.
National Women's Law Center
undersigned organizations (2014, July 22). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved July 28, 2014, from NWLC.
OWL - The Voice of Midlife and Older Women
undersigned organizations (2014, July 22). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved July 28, 2014, from NWLC.
Partnership for Working Families
undersigned organizations (2014, July 22). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved July 28, 2014, from NWLC.
PICO National Network
undersigned organizations (2014, July 22). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved July 28, 2014, from NWLC.
Restaurant Opportunities Centers United
undersigned organizations (2014, July 22). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved July 28, 2014, from NWLC.
RESULTS
undersigned organizations (2014, July 22). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved July 28, 2014, from NWLC.
Retail Action Project
undersigned organizations (2014, July 22). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved July 28, 2014, from NWLC.
Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union
undersigned organizations (2014, July 22). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved July 28, 2014, from NWLC.
Solomon Project
undersigned organizations (2014, July 22). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved July 28, 2014, from NWLC.
UNITE HERE
undersigned organizations (2014, July 22). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved July 28, 2014, from NWLC.
United Food and Commercial Workers International Union
Joe Hansen (2014, July 22). UFCW President Hansen Statement on Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved August 6, 2014, from UFCW.
Working America
Mark Gruenberg (2014, August 2). Unions, Allies Ask Congress to Give Low-Wage Workers Some Control Over Their Schedules. Retrieved August 6, 2014, from USW.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 113th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2009 – December 31, 2014.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$26,050$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$43,000$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$2,096,536$0
John BarrassoRWY$17,500$0
Mark BegichDAK$623,586$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$377,301$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$253,050$0
Roy BluntRMO$26,450$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$318,183$0
John BoozmanRAR$17,250$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,657,695$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$1,184,172$0
Richard BurrRNC$7,500$0
Maria CantwellDWA$114,858$0
Ben CardinDMD$273,750$0
Tom CarperDDE$116,020$0
Bob CaseyDPA$381,524$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$4,500$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$5,150$0
Tom CoburnROK$1,000$0
William Thad CochranRMS$24,850$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$89,750$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$409,564$0
Bob CorkerRTN$21,600$0
John CornynRTX$5,750$0
Mike CrapoRID$3,000$0
Ted CruzRTX$10,625$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$578,259$0
Dick DurbinDIL$307,093$0
Mike EnziRWY$3,000$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$364,093$0
Deb FischerRNE$28,000$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$4,000$0
Al FrankenDMN$564,706$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,692,913$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$16,700$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$10,300$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$1,162,470$0
Tom HarkinDIA$57,983$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$30,850$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$588,979$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$433,544$0
Dean HellerRNV$8,500$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$877,831$0
John HoevenRND$18,100$0
Jim InhofeROK$3,750$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$18,000$0
Mike JohannsRNE$6,900$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$900$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$41,800$0
Tim KaineDVA$985,910$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$103,115$0
Mark KirkRIL$53,020$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$461,995$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$692,841$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$176,725$0
Mike LeeRUT$2,400$0
Carl LevinDMI$8,500$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$378,015$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$588,790$0
John McCainRAZ$3,250$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,715,418$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$13,200$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$254,750$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$424,835$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$295,878$0
Jerry MoranRKS$31,550$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$75,677$0
Chris MurphyDCT$809,859$0
Patty MurrayDWA$887,823$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$318,594$0
Rand PaulRKY$9,700$0
Rob PortmanROH$19,390$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$359,450$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$164,600$0
Harry ReidDNV$431,193$0
Jim RischRID$0$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$6,439$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$33,875$0
Marco RubioRFL$20,830$0
Bernie SandersIVT$455,090$0
Brian SchatzDHI$228,531$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$287,475$0
Tim ScottRSC$26,900$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,160,234$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$10,800$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$622,059$0
Jon TesterDMT$589,668$0
John ThuneRSD$28,000$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$20,033$0
Mark UdallDCO$575,272$0
Tom UdallDNM$275,735$0
David VitterRLA$29,650$0
John E. WalshDMT$165,231$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$258,964$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$3,365,075$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$227,357$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$31,950$0
Ron WydenDOR$177,850$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$26,050$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$43,000$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$2,096,536$0
John BarrassoRWY$17,500$0
Mark BegichDAK$623,586$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$377,301$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$253,050$0
Roy BluntRMO$26,450$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$318,183$0
John BoozmanRAR$17,250$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,657,695$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$1,184,172$0
Richard BurrRNC$7,500$0
Maria CantwellDWA$114,858$0
Ben CardinDMD$273,750$0
Tom CarperDDE$116,020$0
Bob CaseyDPA$381,524$0
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$4,500$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$5,150$0
Tom CoburnROK$1,000$0
William Thad CochranRMS$24,850$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$89,750$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$409,564$0
Bob CorkerRTN$21,600$0
John CornynRTX$5,750$0
Mike CrapoRID$3,000$0
Ted CruzRTX$10,625$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$578,259$0
Dick DurbinDIL$307,093$0
Mike EnziRWY$3,000$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$364,093$0
Deb FischerRNE$28,000$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$4,000$0
Al FrankenDMN$564,706$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,692,913$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$16,700$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$10,300$0
Kay R. HaganDNC$1,162,470$0
Tom HarkinDIA$57,983$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$30,850$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$588,979$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$433,544$0
Dean HellerRNV$8,500$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$877,831$0
John HoevenRND$18,100$0
Jim InhofeROK$3,750$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$18,000$0
Mike JohannsRNE$6,900$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$900$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$41,800$0
Tim KaineDVA$985,910$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$103,115$0
Mark KirkRIL$53,020$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$461,995$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$692,841$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$176,725$0
Mike LeeRUT$2,400$0
Carl LevinDMI$8,500$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$378,015$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$588,790$0
John McCainRAZ$3,250$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,715,418$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$13,200$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$254,750$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$424,835$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$295,878$0
Jerry MoranRKS$31,550$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$75,677$0
Chris MurphyDCT$809,859$0
Patty MurrayDWA$887,823$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$318,594$0
Rand PaulRKY$9,700$0
Rob PortmanROH$19,390$0
Mark L. PryorDAR$359,450$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$164,600$0
Harry ReidDNV$431,193$0
Jim RischRID$0$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$6,439$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$33,875$0
Marco RubioRFL$20,830$0
Bernie SandersIVT$455,090$0
Brian SchatzDHI$228,531$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$287,475$0
Tim ScottRSC$26,900$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,160,234$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$10,800$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$622,059$0
Jon TesterDMT$589,668$0
John ThuneRSD$28,000$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$20,033$0
Mark UdallDCO$575,272$0
Tom UdallDNM$275,735$0
David VitterRLA$29,650$0
John E. WalshDMT$165,231$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$258,964$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$3,365,075$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$227,357$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$31,950$0
Ron WydenDOR$177,850$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Women's issues$10,627,250
Democratic/Liberal$7,206,950
Building trades unions$3,789,470
Federal employees unions$1,301,123
Teachers unions$1,229,390
Merchant marine & longshoremen unions$1,024,585
Manufacturing unions$984,220
Gay & lesbian rights & issues$919,785
Transportation unions$796,200
State & local govt employee unions$616,520
Food service & related unions$613,804
Children's rights$609,060
Churches, clergy & religious organizations$491,557
Communications & hi-tech unions$441,550
General commercial unions$424,945
Teamsters union$423,845
Health & welfare policy$395,530
Automotive Manufacturing union$394,532
Labor Unions$266,665
Other unions$187,500
Human Rights$39,250
Consumer groups$8,650
Civil service & government unions$0

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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