Includes all politicians who were in office at any point during the 114th Congress.

S. 2200 - Workplace Advancement Act

Labor and employment. 114th Congress (2015-2016) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to strengthen equal pay requirements. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has passed through committee and has been put on a legislative calendar. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Workplace Advancement Act

S. 2200 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to strengthen equal pay requirements. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to strengthen equal pay requirements.
Other Titles
  • Workplace Advancement Act
  • Workplace Advancement Act
Sponsor
Deb Fischer
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Labor and employment
  • Employment discrimination and employee rights
  • Labor standards
  • Sex, gender, sexual orientation discrimination
  • Wages and earnings
  • Women's employment
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Major Actions
Introduced10/22/2015
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced10/22/2015
10/22/2015Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
10/22/2015Introduced in Senate
Put on a legislative calendar10/26/2015Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 278.
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Organizations that took a position on
Workplace Advancement Act

0 organizations supported this bill

54 organizations opposed this bill

9to5
Undersigned organizations (2015, November 19). 75 Organizations Oppose the Workplace Advancement Act (S. 2200). Retrieved December 22, 2015, from Institute for Science and Human Values.
A Better Balance
Undersigned organizations (2015, November 19). 75 Organizations Oppose the Workplace Advancement Act (S. 2200). Retrieved December 22, 2015, from Institute for Science and Human Values.
AFL-CIO
Undersigned organizations (2015, November 19). 75 Organizations Oppose the Workplace Advancement Act (S. 2200). Retrieved December 22, 2015, from Institute for Science and Human Values.
African American Ministers In Action
Undersigned organizations (2015, November 19). 75 Organizations Oppose the Workplace Advancement Act (S. 2200). Retrieved December 22, 2015, from Institute for Science and Human Values.
African American Ministers Leadership Council
Undersigned organizations (2015, November 19). 75 Organizations Oppose the Workplace Advancement Act (S. 2200). Retrieved December 22, 2015, from Institute for Science and Human Values.
American Association of University Women
Undersigned organizations (2015, November 19). 75 Organizations Oppose the Workplace Advancement Act (S. 2200). Retrieved December 22, 2015, from Institute for Science and Human Values.
American Civil Liberties Union
Undersigned organizations (2015, November 19). 75 Organizations Oppose the Workplace Advancement Act (S. 2200). Retrieved December 22, 2015, from Institute for Science and Human Values.
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
Undersigned organizations (2015, November 19). 75 Organizations Oppose the Workplace Advancement Act (S. 2200). Retrieved December 22, 2015, from Institute for Science and Human Values.
American Federation of Teachers
Undersigned organizations (2015, November 19). 75 Organizations Oppose the Workplace Advancement Act (S. 2200). Retrieved December 22, 2015, from Institute for Science and Human Values.
Center for Women Policy Studies
Undersigned organizations (2015, November 19). 75 Organizations Oppose the Workplace Advancement Act (S. 2200). Retrieved December 22, 2015, from Institute for Science and Human Values.
Champion Women
Undersigned organizations (2015, November 19). 75 Organizations Oppose the Workplace Advancement Act (S. 2200). Retrieved December 22, 2015, from Institute for Science and Human Values.
Clearinghouse on Women's Issues
Undersigned organizations (2015, November 19). 75 Organizations Oppose the Workplace Advancement Act (S. 2200). Retrieved December 22, 2015, from Institute for Science and Human Values.
Coalition of Labor Union Women
Undersigned organizations (2015, November 19). 75 Organizations Oppose the Workplace Advancement Act (S. 2200). Retrieved December 22, 2015, from Institute for Science and Human Values.
Communications Workers of America
Undersigned organizations (2015, November 19). 75 Organizations Oppose the Workplace Advancement Act (S. 2200). Retrieved December 22, 2015, from Institute for Science and Human Values.
Dialogue on Diversity
Undersigned organizations (2015, November 19). 75 Organizations Oppose the Workplace Advancement Act (S. 2200). Retrieved December 22, 2015, from Institute for Science and Human Values.
Disciples Justice Action Network
Undersigned organizations (2015, November 19). 75 Organizations Oppose the Workplace Advancement Act (S. 2200). Retrieved December 22, 2015, from Institute for Science and Human Values.
Equal Rights Advocates
Undersigned organizations (2015, November 19). 75 Organizations Oppose the Workplace Advancement Act (S. 2200). Retrieved December 22, 2015, from Institute for Science and Human Values.
Family Values @ Work (FV@W)
Undersigned organizations (2015, November 19). 75 Organizations Oppose the Workplace Advancement Act (S. 2200). Retrieved December 22, 2015, from Institute for Science and Human Values.
Federally Employed Women
Undersigned organizations (2015, November 19). 75 Organizations Oppose the Workplace Advancement Act (S. 2200). Retrieved December 22, 2015, from Institute for Science and Human Values.
Girls Incorporated
Undersigned organizations (2015, November 19). 75 Organizations Oppose the Workplace Advancement Act (S. 2200). Retrieved December 22, 2015, from Institute for Science and Human Values.
Institute for Science and Human Values
Undersigned organizations (2015, November 19). 75 Organizations Oppose the Workplace Advancement Act (S. 2200). Retrieved December 22, 2015, from Institute for Science and Human Values.
International Brotherhood of Teamsters
Undersigned organizations (2015, November 19). 75 Organizations Oppose the Workplace Advancement Act (S. 2200). Retrieved December 22, 2015, from Institute for Science and Human Values.
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America
Undersigned organizations (2015, November 19). 75 Organizations Oppose the Workplace Advancement Act (S. 2200). Retrieved December 22, 2015, from Institute for Science and Human Values.
Jewish Women International
Undersigned organizations (2015, November 19). 75 Organizations Oppose the Workplace Advancement Act (S. 2200). Retrieved December 22, 2015, from Institute for Science and Human Values.
Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights
Undersigned organizations (2015, November 19). 75 Organizations Oppose the Workplace Advancement Act (S. 2200). Retrieved December 22, 2015, from Institute for Science and Human Values.
Legal Momentum
Undersigned organizations (2015, November 19). 75 Organizations Oppose the Workplace Advancement Act (S. 2200). Retrieved December 22, 2015, from Institute for Science and Human Values.
Main Street Alliance
Undersigned organizations (2015, November 19). 75 Organizations Oppose the Workplace Advancement Act (S. 2200). Retrieved December 22, 2015, from Institute for Science and Human Values.
Make It Work
Undersigned organizations (2015, November 19). 75 Organizations Oppose the Workplace Advancement Act (S. 2200). Retrieved December 22, 2015, from Institute for Science and Human Values.
MomsRising
Undersigned organizations (2015, November 19). 75 Organizations Oppose the Workplace Advancement Act (S. 2200). Retrieved December 22, 2015, from Institute for Science and Human Values.
National Alliance for Partnerships in Equity
Undersigned organizations (2015, November 19). 75 Organizations Oppose the Workplace Advancement Act (S. 2200). Retrieved December 22, 2015, from Institute for Science and Human Values.
National Center for Lesbian Rights
Undersigned organizations (2015, November 19). 75 Organizations Oppose the Workplace Advancement Act (S. 2200). Retrieved December 22, 2015, from Institute for Science and Human Values.
National Committee on Pay Equity
Undersigned organizations (2015, November 19). 75 Organizations Oppose the Workplace Advancement Act (S. 2200). Retrieved December 22, 2015, from Institute for Science and Human Values.
National Council of Jewish Women
Undersigned organizations (2015, November 19). 75 Organizations Oppose the Workplace Advancement Act (S. 2200). Retrieved December 22, 2015, from Institute for Science and Human Values.
national council of womens organizations
Undersigned organizations (2015, November 19). 75 Organizations Oppose the Workplace Advancement Act (S. 2200). Retrieved December 22, 2015, from Institute for Science and Human Values.
National Employment Law Project
Undersigned organizations (2015, November 19). 75 Organizations Oppose the Workplace Advancement Act (S. 2200). Retrieved December 22, 2015, from Institute for Science and Human Values.
National Employment Lawyers Association
Undersigned organizations (2015, November 19). 75 Organizations Oppose the Workplace Advancement Act (S. 2200). Retrieved December 22, 2015, from Institute for Science and Human Values.
National Organization for Women
Undersigned organizations (2015, November 19). 75 Organizations Oppose the Workplace Advancement Act (S. 2200). Retrieved December 22, 2015, from Institute for Science and Human Values.
National Partnership for Women & Families
Undersigned organizations (2015, November 19). 75 Organizations Oppose the Workplace Advancement Act (S. 2200). Retrieved December 22, 2015, from Institute for Science and Human Values.
National Women's Law Center
National Women's Law Center (2015, November 6). Tell the Senate to Reject the Fake Fair Pay Bill. Retrieved November 10, 2015, from National Women's Law Center.
National Women's Political Caucus
Undersigned organizations (2015, November 19). 75 Organizations Oppose the Workplace Advancement Act (S. 2200). Retrieved December 22, 2015, from Institute for Science and Human Values.
National Women’s Political Caucus of California
Undersigned organizations (2015, November 19). 75 Organizations Oppose the Workplace Advancement Act (S. 2200). Retrieved December 22, 2015, from Institute for Science and Human Values.
Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism
Wolf, Tracy (2015, November 16). Women Deserve More Than Faux Fair Pay. Retrieved April 15, 2016, from Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism.
Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law
Undersigned organizations (2015, November 19). 75 Organizations Oppose the Workplace Advancement Act (S. 2200). Retrieved December 22, 2015, from Institute for Science and Human Values.
Turning Anger into Change
Undersigned organizations (2015, November 19). 75 Organizations Oppose the Workplace Advancement Act (S. 2200). Retrieved December 22, 2015, from Institute for Science and Human Values.
U.S. Women's Chamber of Commerce
Undersigned organizations (2015, November 19). 75 Organizations Oppose the Workplace Advancement Act (S. 2200). Retrieved December 22, 2015, from Institute for Science and Human Values.
UltraViolet
Undersigned organizations (2015, November 19). 75 Organizations Oppose the Workplace Advancement Act (S. 2200). Retrieved December 22, 2015, from Institute for Science and Human Values.
Union for Reform Judaism
Undersigned organizations (2015, November 19). 75 Organizations Oppose the Workplace Advancement Act (S. 2200). Retrieved December 22, 2015, from Institute for Science and Human Values.
United Steelworkers
Undersigned organizations (2015, November 19). 75 Organizations Oppose the Workplace Advancement Act (S. 2200). Retrieved December 22, 2015, from Institute for Science and Human Values.
Voter Participation Center
Undersigned organizations (2015, November 19). 75 Organizations Oppose the Workplace Advancement Act (S. 2200). Retrieved December 22, 2015, from Institute for Science and Human Values.
Women Employed
Undersigned organizations (2015, November 19). 75 Organizations Oppose the Workplace Advancement Act (S. 2200). Retrieved December 22, 2015, from Institute for Science and Human Values.
Women of Reform Judaism
Undersigned organizations (2015, November 19). 75 Organizations Oppose the Workplace Advancement Act (S. 2200). Retrieved December 22, 2015, from Institute for Science and Human Values.
Women's Institute for a Secure Retirement
Undersigned organizations (2015, November 19). 75 Organizations Oppose the Workplace Advancement Act (S. 2200). Retrieved December 22, 2015, from Institute for Science and Human Values.
Women's Law Project
Undersigned organizations (2015, November 19). 75 Organizations Oppose the Workplace Advancement Act (S. 2200). Retrieved December 22, 2015, from Institute for Science and Human Values.
Women's Voices. Women Vote Action Fund
Undersigned organizations (2015, November 19). 75 Organizations Oppose the Workplace Advancement Act (S. 2200). Retrieved December 22, 2015, from Institute for Science and Human Values.

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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$0$221,455
Kelly AyotteRNH$0$587,059
Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$2,449,603
John BarrassoRWY$0$113,916
Michael F. BennetDCO$0$2,293,135
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$880,571
Roy BluntRMO$0$623,056
Cory A. BookerDNJ$0$2,168,941
John BoozmanRAR$0$110,593
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$45,897
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$2,890,028
Richard BurrRNC$0$537,869
Maria CantwellDWA$0$674,058
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$0$522,975
Ben CardinDMD$0$523,378
Tom CarperDDE$0$255,342
Bob CaseyDPA$0$1,829,366
Bill CassidyRLA$0$321,768
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$76,200
William Thad CochranRMS$0$366,775
Susan M. CollinsRME$0$363,006
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$956,232
Bob CorkerRTN$0$398,615
John CornynRTX$0$618,107
Tom CottonRAR$0$437,074
Mike CrapoRID$0$164,304
Ted CruzRTX$0$941,538
Steve DainesRMT$0$144,470
Joe DonnellyDIN$0$919,749
Dick DurbinDIL$0$1,181,362
Mike EnziRWY$0$80,477
Joni ErnstRIA$0$74,644
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$742,122
Deb FischerRNE$0$187,987
Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$255,802
Al FrankenDMN$0$1,324,061
Cory GardnerRCO$0$310,863
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$2,862,627
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$809,639
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$390,966
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$393,828
Martin HeinrichDNM$0$933,123
Heidi HeitkampDND$0$838,619
Dean HellerRNV$0$228,615
Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$1,196,593
John HoevenRND$0$72,846
Jim InhofeROK$0$134,950
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$433,135
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$377,397
Tim KaineDVA$0$3,147,670
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$307,913
Mark KirkRIL$0$380,316
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$931,530
James LankfordROK$0$182,990
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$644,929
Mike LeeRUT$0$293,794
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$390,925
Ed MarkeyDMA$0$1,643,203
John McCainRAZ$0$482,524
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$3,369,746
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$924,739
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$1,347,742
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$546,638
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$51,850
Jerry MoranRKS$0$181,139
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$302,227
Chris MurphyDCT$0$1,212,984
Patty MurrayDWA$0$1,353,749
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$1,729,082
Rand PaulRKY$0$186,555
David PerdueRGA$0$252,917
Gary C. PetersDMI$0$1,768,527
Rob PortmanROH$0$1,030,039
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$376,095
Harry ReidDNV$0$220,117
Jim RischRID$0$56,600
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$263,011
Mike RoundsRSD$0$117,210
Marco RubioRFL$0$599,177
Bernie SandersIVT$0$465,557
Ben SasseRNE$0$170,960
Brian SchatzDHI$0$1,065,345
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$1,771,689
Tim ScottRSC$0$497,833
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$75,103
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$1,635,213
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$232,600
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$1,064,282
Dan SullivanRAK$0$256,655
Jon TesterDMT$0$1,541,406
John ThuneRSD$0$272,975
Thom TillisRNC$0$436,409
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$1,084,295
Tom UdallDNM$0$753,907
David VitterRLA$0$144,892
Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$1,334,520
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$0$5,542,736
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$653,033
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$170,565
Ron WydenDOR$0$799,931

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$221,455
Kelly AyotteRNH$0$587,059
Tammy BaldwinDWI$0$2,449,603
John BarrassoRWY$0$113,916
Michael F. BennetDCO$0$2,293,135
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$880,571
Roy BluntRMO$0$623,056
Cory A. BookerDNJ$0$2,168,941
John BoozmanRAR$0$110,593
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$45,897
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$2,890,028
Richard BurrRNC$0$537,869
Maria CantwellDWA$0$674,058
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$0$522,975
Ben CardinDMD$0$523,378
Tom CarperDDE$0$255,342
Bob CaseyDPA$0$1,829,366
Bill CassidyRLA$0$321,768
Daniel CoatsRIN$0$76,200
William Thad CochranRMS$0$366,775
Susan M. CollinsRME$0$363,006
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$956,232
Bob CorkerRTN$0$398,615
John CornynRTX$0$618,107
Tom CottonRAR$0$437,074
Mike CrapoRID$0$164,304
Ted CruzRTX$0$941,538
Steve DainesRMT$0$144,470
Joe DonnellyDIN$0$919,749
Dick DurbinDIL$0$1,181,362
Mike EnziRWY$0$80,477
Joni ErnstRIA$0$74,644
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$0$742,122
Deb FischerRNE$0$187,987
Jeff FlakeRAZ$0$255,802
Al FrankenDMN$0$1,324,061
Cory GardnerRCO$0$310,863
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$0$2,862,627
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$809,639
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$390,966
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$393,828
Martin HeinrichDNM$0$933,123
Heidi HeitkampDND$0$838,619
Dean HellerRNV$0$228,615
Mazie K. HironoDHI$0$1,196,593
John HoevenRND$0$72,846
Jim InhofeROK$0$134,950
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$433,135
Ron JohnsonRWI$0$377,397
Tim KaineDVA$0$3,147,670
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$0$307,913
Mark KirkRIL$0$380,316
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$931,530
James LankfordROK$0$182,990
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$644,929
Mike LeeRUT$0$293,794
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$390,925
Ed MarkeyDMA$0$1,643,203
John McCainRAZ$0$482,524
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$3,369,746
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$924,739
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$1,347,742
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$546,638
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$51,850
Jerry MoranRKS$0$181,139
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$302,227
Chris MurphyDCT$0$1,212,984
Patty MurrayDWA$0$1,353,749
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$1,729,082
Rand PaulRKY$0$186,555
David PerdueRGA$0$252,917
Gary C. PetersDMI$0$1,768,527
Rob PortmanROH$0$1,030,039
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$376,095
Harry ReidDNV$0$220,117
Jim RischRID$0$56,600
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$263,011
Mike RoundsRSD$0$117,210
Marco RubioRFL$0$599,177
Bernie SandersIVT$0$465,557
Ben SasseRNE$0$170,960
Brian SchatzDHI$0$1,065,345
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$1,771,689
Tim ScottRSC$0$497,833
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$75,103
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$1,635,213
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$232,600
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$1,064,282
Dan SullivanRAK$0$256,655
Jon TesterDMT$0$1,541,406
John ThuneRSD$0$272,975
Thom TillisRNC$0$436,409
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$0$1,084,295
Tom UdallDNM$0$753,907
David VitterRLA$0$144,892
Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$1,334,520
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$0$5,542,736
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$653,033
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$170,565
Ron WydenDOR$0$799,931

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Attorneys & law firms$57,657,794
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
Small business associations$392,318
Communications & hi-tech unions$341,900
Automotive Manufacturing union$294,232
Teamsters union$277,875
Labor Unions$197,000
Other unions$121,500
Human Rights$45,000
Consumer groups$750
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