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S. 1772 - Schedules That Work Act

Labor and employment. 114th Congress (2015-2016) 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 occupations with evidence of unpredictable and unstable scheduling practices that negatively affect employees, and for other purposes. (by… More
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 occupations with evidence of unpredictable and unstable scheduling practices that negatively affect employees, and for other purposes. (by CRS) Hide
 
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Schedules That Work Act

S. 1772 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

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 occupations with evidence of unpredictable and unstable scheduling practices that negatively affect employees, 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 occupations with evidence of unpredictable and unstable scheduling practices that negatively affect employees, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Schedules That Work Act
  • Schedules That Work Act
Sponsor
Elizabeth Warren
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Labor and employment
  • Civil actions and liability
  • Employee leave
  • Employment and training programs
  • Employment discrimination and employee rights
  • Food industry and services
  • Labor standards
  • Labor-management relations
  • Retail and wholesale trades
  • Wages and earnings
  • Worker safety and health
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced7/15/2015
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced7/15/2015
7/15/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
7/15/2015Introduced in Senate
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Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

56 Organizations Supported and 0 Opposed; See Which Ones

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Schedules That Work Act

56 organizations supported this bill

9to5
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 15). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved October 13, 2015, from National Women’s Law Center.
A Better Balance
A Better Balance (2015, July 15). “Schedules That Work Act” – A Solution to A Growing Problem. Retrieved July 16, 2015, from A Better Balance.
AFL-CIO
Shuler, Liz (2015, July 15). The Schedules that Work Act Will Protect the Rights of Working People. Retrieved July 16, 2015, from AFL-CIO.
American Association of University Women
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 15). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved October 13, 2015, from National Women’s Law Center.
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 15). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved October 13, 2015, from National Women’s Law Center.
American Federation of Teachers
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 15). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved October 13, 2015, from National Women’s Law Center.
Americans for Democratic Action
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 15). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved October 13, 2015, from National Women’s Law Center.
Catalyst Inc.
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 15). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved October 13, 2015, from National Women’s Law Center.
Center for Effective Government
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 15). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved October 13, 2015, from National Women’s Law Center.
Center for Law and Social Policy
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 15). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved October 13, 2015, from National Women’s Law Center.
Center for Popular Democracy
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 15). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved October 13, 2015, from National Women’s Law Center.
Coalition of Labor Union Women
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 15). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved October 13, 2015, from National Women’s Law Center.
Communications Workers of America
CWA (2015, July 15). CWA Statement on Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved July 22, 2015, from CWA.
Economic Policy Institute
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 15). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved October 13, 2015, from National Women’s Law Center.
Employment Law Center, Legal Aid Society of San Francisco
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 15). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved October 13, 2015, from National Women’s Law Center.
Equal Rights Advocates
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 15). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved October 13, 2015, from National Women’s Law Center.
Family Values @ Work (FV@W)
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 15). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved October 13, 2015, from National Women’s Law Center.
Gender Justice
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 15). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved October 13, 2015, from National Women’s Law Center.
Institute for Science and Human Values
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 15). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved October 13, 2015, from National Women’s Law Center.
Interfaith Worker Justice
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 15). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved October 13, 2015, from National Women’s Law Center.
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 15). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved October 13, 2015, from National Women’s Law Center.
International Brotherhood of Teamsters
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 15). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved October 13, 2015, from National Women’s Law Center.
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 15). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved October 13, 2015, from National Women’s Law Center.
Jewish Women International
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 15). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved October 13, 2015, from National Women’s Law Center.
Jobs With Justice
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 15). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved October 13, 2015, from National Women’s Law Center.
labor project for working families
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 15). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved October 13, 2015, from National Women’s Law Center.
Make It Work
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 15). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved October 13, 2015, from National Women’s Law Center.
MomsRising
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 15). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved October 13, 2015, from National Women’s Law Center.
National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 15). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved October 13, 2015, from National Women’s Law Center.
National Center for Lesbian Rights
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 15). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved October 13, 2015, from National Women’s Law Center.
National Council of Jewish Women
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 15). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved October 13, 2015, from National Women’s Law Center.
National Domestic Workers Alliance
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 15). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved October 13, 2015, from National Women’s Law Center.
National Employment Law Project
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 15). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved October 13, 2015, from National Women’s Law Center.
National Employment Lawyers Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 15). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved October 13, 2015, from National Women’s Law Center.
National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 15). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved October 13, 2015, from National Women’s Law Center.
National Network to End Domestic Violence
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 15). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved October 13, 2015, from National Women’s Law Center.
National Organization for Women
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 15). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved October 13, 2015, from National Women’s Law Center.
National Partnership for Women & Families
Ness, Debra L. (2015, July 15). Schedules That Work Act is Critical to Combating ‘Unpredictable, Unfair and Unacceptable Scheduling Practices,’ Women’s Leader Says. Retrieved July 16, 2015, from National Partnership for Women & Families.
National Women's Law Center
National Women's Law Center (2015, July 15). NWLC Applauds New Legislation to Promote Fair Schedules for Workers. Retrieved July 16, 2015, from National Women's Law Center.
Public Justice Center
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 15). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved October 13, 2015, from National Women’s Law Center.
Restaurant Opportunities Centers United
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 15). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved October 13, 2015, from National Women’s Law Center.
Retail Action Project
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 15). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved October 13, 2015, from National Women’s Law Center.
Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 15). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved October 13, 2015, from National Women’s Law Center.
Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 15). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved October 13, 2015, from National Women’s Law Center.
UltraViolet
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 15). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved October 13, 2015, from National Women’s Law Center.
UNITE HERE
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 15). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved October 13, 2015, from National Women’s Law Center.
United Food and Commercial Workers International Union
United Food and Commercial Workers International Union (2015, July 15). President Perrone Speaks at Re-Introduction of the Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved July 16, 2015, from United Food and Commercial Workers International Union.
Western Center on Law and Poverty
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 15). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved October 13, 2015, from National Women’s Law Center.
Wider Opportunities for Women
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 15). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved October 13, 2015, from National Women’s Law Center.
Women Employed
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 15). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved October 13, 2015, from National Women’s Law Center.
Women's Law Project
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 15). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved October 13, 2015, from National Women’s Law Center.
Woodstock Institute
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 15). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved October 13, 2015, from National Women’s Law Center.
Working America
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 15). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved October 13, 2015, from National Women’s Law Center.
working partnerships usa
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 15). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved October 13, 2015, from National Women’s Law Center.
Young Invincibles
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 15). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved October 13, 2015, from National Women’s Law Center.
YWCA USA
Undersigned organizations (2015, July 15). Re: Schedules That Work Act. Retrieved October 13, 2015, from National Women’s Law Center.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 114th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, November 29, 2010 – November 28, 2016.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$19,350$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$57,452$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$1,864,559$0
John BarrassoRWY$1,000$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$731,328$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$98,335$0
Roy BluntRMO$97,930$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$246,284$0
John BoozmanRAR$11,585$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$14,397$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$1,158,839$0
Richard BurrRNC$15,950$0
Maria CantwellDWA$116,503$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$58,550$0
Ben CardinDMD$164,750$0
Tom CarperDDE$56,700$0
Bob CaseyDPA$251,937$0
Bill CassidyRLA$11,549$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0
William Thad CochranRMS$16,850$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$50,750$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$132,322$0
Bob CorkerRTN$20,600$0
John CornynRTX$5,000$0
Tom CottonRAR$26,787$0
Mike CrapoRID$0$0
Ted CruzRTX$15,849$0
Steve DainesRMT$1,400$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$204,744$0
Dick DurbinDIL$153,738$0
Mike EnziRWY$2,000$0
Joni ErnstRIA$11,100$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$296,693$0
Deb FischerRNE$22,750$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,500$0
Al FrankenDMN$395,034$0
Cory GardnerRCO$9,703$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$879,270$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$10,700$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$11,050$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$20,550$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$309,744$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$338,366$0
Dean HellerRNV$3,500$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$638,889$0
John HoevenRND$4,833$0
Jim InhofeROK$4,750$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$4,100$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$5,725$0
Tim KaineDVA$974,811$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$56,715$0
Mark KirkRIL$30,001$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$363,600$0
James LankfordROK$24,500$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$126,915$0
Mike LeeRUT$253$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$103,125$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$421,573$0
John McCainRAZ$44,218$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,535,868$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$23,900$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$179,950$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$214,160$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$6,000$0
Jerry MoranRKS$20,000$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$26,883$0
Chris MurphyDCT$436,436$0
Patty MurrayDWA$717,839$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$185,918$0
Rand PaulRKY$5,395$0
David PerdueRGA$5,400$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$715,188$0
Rob PortmanROH$25,591$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$64,275$0
Harry ReidDNV$16,517$0
Jim RischRID$0$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$4,439$0
Mike RoundsRSD$1,750$0
Marco RubioRFL$22,772$0
Bernie SandersIVT$421,785$0
Ben SasseRNE$5,700$0
Brian SchatzDHI$246,449$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$195,971$0
Tim ScottRSC$10,300$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,071,026$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$514,947$0
Dan SullivanRAK$7,345$0
Jon TesterDMT$462,823$0
John ThuneRSD$7,971$0
Thom TillisRNC$7,201$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$54,855$0
Tom UdallDNM$174,771$0
David VitterRLA$0$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$136,664$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$3,708,740$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$114,507$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$1,250$0
Ron WydenDOR$130,400$0

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Legislator Filters
NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$19,350$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$57,452$0
Tammy BaldwinDWI$1,864,559$0
John BarrassoRWY$1,000$0
Michael F. BennetDCO$731,328$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$98,335$0
Roy BluntRMO$97,930$0
Cory A. BookerDNJ$246,284$0
John BoozmanRAR$11,585$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$14,397$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$1,158,839$0
Richard BurrRNC$15,950$0
Maria CantwellDWA$116,503$0
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$58,550$0
Ben CardinDMD$164,750$0
Tom CarperDDE$56,700$0
Bob CaseyDPA$251,937$0
Bill CassidyRLA$11,549$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$0
William Thad CochranRMS$16,850$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$50,750$0
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$132,322$0
Bob CorkerRTN$20,600$0
John CornynRTX$5,000$0
Tom CottonRAR$26,787$0
Mike CrapoRID$0$0
Ted CruzRTX$15,849$0
Steve DainesRMT$1,400$0
Joe DonnellyDIN$204,744$0
Dick DurbinDIL$153,738$0
Mike EnziRWY$2,000$0
Joni ErnstRIA$11,100$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$296,693$0
Deb FischerRNE$22,750$0
Jeff FlakeRAZ$1,500$0
Al FrankenDMN$395,034$0
Cory GardnerRCO$9,703$0
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$879,270$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$10,700$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$11,050$0
Orrin G. HatchRUT$20,550$0
Martin HeinrichDNM$309,744$0
Heidi HeitkampDND$338,366$0
Dean HellerRNV$3,500$0
Mazie K. HironoDHI$638,889$0
John HoevenRND$4,833$0
Jim InhofeROK$4,750$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$4,100$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$5,725$0
Tim KaineDVA$974,811$0
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$56,715$0
Mark KirkRIL$30,001$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$363,600$0
James LankfordROK$24,500$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$126,915$0
Mike LeeRUT$253$0
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$103,125$0
Ed MarkeyDMA$421,573$0
John McCainRAZ$44,218$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,535,868$0
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$23,900$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$179,950$0
Jeff MerkleyDOR$214,160$0
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$6,000$0
Jerry MoranRKS$20,000$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$26,883$0
Chris MurphyDCT$436,436$0
Patty MurrayDWA$717,839$0
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$185,918$0
Rand PaulRKY$5,395$0
David PerdueRGA$5,400$0
Gary C. PetersDMI$715,188$0
Rob PortmanROH$25,591$0
John "Jack" ReedDRI$64,275$0
Harry ReidDNV$16,517$0
Jim RischRID$0$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$4,439$0
Mike RoundsRSD$1,750$0
Marco RubioRFL$22,772$0
Bernie SandersIVT$421,785$0
Ben SasseRNE$5,700$0
Brian SchatzDHI$246,449$0
Chuck SchumerDNY$195,971$0
Tim ScottRSC$10,300$0
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,071,026$0
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$514,947$0
Dan SullivanRAK$7,345$0
Jon TesterDMT$462,823$0
John ThuneRSD$7,971$0
Thom TillisRNC$7,201$0
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$54,855$0
Tom UdallDNM$174,771$0
David VitterRLA$0$0
Mark R. WarnerDVA$136,664$0
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$3,708,740$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$114,507$0
Roger F. WickerRMS$1,250$0
Ron WydenDOR$130,400$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Women's issues$8,250,935
Democratic/Liberal$7,379,240
Teachers unions$910,780
Gay & lesbian rights & issues$815,726
Manufacturing unions$704,480
Minority/Ethnic Groups$612,336
Health & welfare policy$547,752
Churches, clergy & religious organizations$525,766
State & local govt employee unions$455,196
Food service & related unions$426,079
Communications & hi-tech unions$341,900
General commercial unions$295,445
Automotive Manufacturing union$294,232
Teamsters union$277,875
Labor Unions$197,000
Other unions$121,500
Human Rights$45,000
Consumer groups$750

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

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