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S. 233 - Working Families Flexibility Act of 2015

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 provide compensatory time for employees in the private sector. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been referred to committee. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Working Families Flexibility Act of 2015

S. 233 — 114th Congress (2015–2016)

Summary
A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide compensatory time for employees in the private sector. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide compensatory time for employees in the private sector.
Other Titles
  • Working Families Flexibility Act of 2015
  • Working Families Flexibility Act of 2015
Sponsor
Mike Lee
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Labor and employment
  • Administrative remedies
  • Civil actions and liability
  • Congressional oversight
  • Department of Labor
  • Employee leave
  • Employment discrimination and employee rights
  • Government studies and investigations
  • Labor standards
  • Labor-management relations
  • Wages and earnings
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Major Actions
Introduced1/22/2015
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced1/22/2015
1/22/2015Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
1/22/2015Introduced in Senate
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Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

3 Organizations Supported and 38 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Working Families Flexibility Act of 2015

3 organizations supported this bill

Associated Builders and Contractors
Burr, Geoffrey (2015, February 19). ABC Letter in Support of Working Families Flexibility Act - H.R. 465. Retrieved March 16, 2015, from Associated Builders & Contractors.
Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council
Kerrigan, Karen (2015, March 12). S.233: Working Families Flexibility Act of 2015. Retrieved March 16, 2015, from SBE Council.
Society for Human Resource Management
Society for Human Resource Management (n.d.). Urge Congress to Support Comp Time Bill. Retrieved January 30, 2015, from SHRM.

38 organizations opposed this bill

9to5
undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
A Better Balance
undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
AFL-CIO
undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
American Association of University Women
undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
Association of University Centers on Disabilities
undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
Center for Effective Government
undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
Center for Law and Social Policy
undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
Coalition of Labor Union Women
undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
Coalition on Human Needs
undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
Communications Workers of America
undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
Demos
undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
Economic Policy Institute
undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
Employment Law Center, Legal Aid Society of San Francisco
undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
Family Values @ Work (FV@W)
undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
Institute for Science and Human Values
undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
Interfaith Worker Justice
undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America
undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
Jobs With Justice
undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
labor project for working families
undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
Legal Voice
undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
MomsRising
undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
National Center for Lesbian Rights
undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
National Council of Jewish Women
undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
National Council of La Raza
undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
National Domestic Workers Alliance
undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
National Employment Law Project
undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
National Employment Lawyers Association
undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
National Organization for Women
undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
National Partnership for Women & Families
Douglas, Genevieve (2015, February 4). Will Paid Leave Laws Gain Traction Through the 2016 Budget?. Bloomberg BNA HR and Payroll Blog. Retrieved February 24, 2015, from http://www.bna.com/paid-leave-laws-b17179922761/.
National Women's Law Center
undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
Public Justice Center
undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
Racial and Ethnic Health Disparities Coalition
undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
Restaurant Opportunities Centers United
undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
Sargent Shriver National Center on Poverty Law
undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
USAction
undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
Women Employed
undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.
YWCA USA
undersigned organizations (2015, July 16). Human Rights/Labor Groups' Letter to Members of Congress Regarding the Working Families Flexibility Act. Retrieved August 24, 2015, from NPWF.

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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$36,378$35,400
Kelly AyotteRNH$107,960$72,864
Tammy BaldwinDWI$104,068$1,782,455
John BarrassoRWY$34,500$2,250
Michael F. BennetDCO$156,853$757,002
Richard BlumenthalDCT$41,212$82,750
Roy BluntRMO$68,241$125,680
Cory A. BookerDNJ$184,055$256,376
John BoozmanRAR$22,635$2,000
Barbara BoxerDCA$9,450$11,147
Sherrod BrownDOH$104,992$1,151,965
Richard BurrRNC$81,866$15,200
Maria CantwellDWA$84,780$120,548
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$58,154$66,250
Ben CardinDMD$42,650$141,200
Tom CarperDDE$29,995$44,550
Bob CaseyDPA$52,150$213,887
Bill CassidyRLA$88,350$20,299
Daniel CoatsRIN$15,100$500
William Thad CochranRMS$31,300$20,600
Susan M. CollinsRME$63,850$57,400
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$50,500$112,329
Bob CorkerRTN$63,123$62,066
John CornynRTX$74,092$20,750
Tom CottonRAR$83,120$15,167
Mike CrapoRID$36,000$6,250
Ted CruzRTX$164,701$7,800
Steve DainesRMT$73,348$3,250
Joe DonnellyDIN$35,525$139,619
Dick DurbinDIL$76,607$131,095
Mike EnziRWY$20,150$2,700
Joni ErnstRIA$31,349$13,450
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$27,710$281,531
Deb FischerRNE$25,675$24,250
Jeff FlakeRAZ$60,650$10,800
Al FrankenDMN$89,179$315,885
Cory GardnerRCO$108,722$2,500
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$141,133$857,395
Lindsey GrahamRSC$81,080$30,240
Chuck GrassleyRIA$44,541$16,060
Orrin G. HatchRUT$139,860$36,800
Martin HeinrichDNM$67,545$242,273
Heidi HeitkampDND$28,200$307,481
Dean HellerRNV$73,496$6,500
Mazie K. HironoDHI$29,462$600,014
John HoevenRND$18,866$4,910
Jim InhofeROK$23,725$12,750
Johnny IsaksonRGA$67,350$20,300
Ron JohnsonRWI$81,770$28,960
Tim KaineDVA$330,911$909,026
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$31,419$70,932
Mark KirkRIL$92,475$34,101
Amy KlobucharDMN$43,498$340,600
James LankfordROK$60,150$39,986
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$11,540$96,440
Mike LeeRUT$26,920$9,900
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$19,000$69,625
Ed MarkeyDMA$154,570$357,892
John McCainRAZ$120,748$51,258
Claire McCaskillDMO$131,449$1,504,668
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$137,398$54,225
Bob MenéndezDNJ$155,750$155,250
Jeff MerkleyDOR$22,800$163,875
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$4,600$14,100
Jerry MoranRKS$28,000$19,500
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$70,267$19,883
Chris MurphyDCT$152,127$385,339
Patty MurrayDWA$77,119$724,225
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$93,039$175,443
Rand PaulRKY$47,839$11,696
David PerdueRGA$86,650$28,650
Gary C. PetersDMI$97,326$624,088
Rob PortmanROH$173,811$52,470
John "Jack" ReedDRI$33,100$34,350
Harry ReidDNV$35,449$17,617
Jim RischRID$30,250$5,650
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$47,300$12,664
Mike RoundsRSD$46,100$30,504
Marco RubioRFL$217,712$24,575
Bernie SandersIVT$20,550$369,240
Ben SasseRNE$40,150$14,300
Brian SchatzDHI$81,414$211,699
Chuck SchumerDNY$136,900$203,421
Tim ScottRSC$88,600$39,627
Jeff SessionsRAL$13,750$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$86,859$1,022,900
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$31,050$1,000
Debbie StabenowDMI$65,354$510,197
Dan SullivanRAK$91,159$3,600
Jon TesterDMT$87,311$406,917
John ThuneRSD$69,672$14,570
Thom TillisRNC$178,243$5,104
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$130,457$88,797
Tom UdallDNM$76,130$143,064
David VitterRLA$9,250$4,000
Mark R. WarnerDVA$189,825$135,414
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$292,696$3,647,161
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$36,483$59,507
Roger F. WickerRMS$22,544$2,850
Ron WydenDOR$42,375$161,150

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$36,378$35,400
Kelly AyotteRNH$107,960$72,864
Tammy BaldwinDWI$104,068$1,782,455
John BarrassoRWY$34,500$2,250
Michael F. BennetDCO$156,853$757,002
Richard BlumenthalDCT$41,212$82,750
Roy BluntRMO$68,241$125,680
Cory A. BookerDNJ$184,055$256,376
John BoozmanRAR$22,635$2,000
Barbara BoxerDCA$9,450$11,147
Sherrod BrownDOH$104,992$1,151,965
Richard BurrRNC$81,866$15,200
Maria CantwellDWA$84,780$120,548
Shelley Moore CapitoRWV$58,154$66,250
Ben CardinDMD$42,650$141,200
Tom CarperDDE$29,995$44,550
Bob CaseyDPA$52,150$213,887
Bill CassidyRLA$88,350$20,299
Daniel CoatsRIN$15,100$500
William Thad CochranRMS$31,300$20,600
Susan M. CollinsRME$63,850$57,400
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$50,500$112,329
Bob CorkerRTN$63,123$62,066
John CornynRTX$74,092$20,750
Tom CottonRAR$83,120$15,167
Mike CrapoRID$36,000$6,250
Ted CruzRTX$164,701$7,800
Steve DainesRMT$73,348$3,250
Joe DonnellyDIN$35,525$139,619
Dick DurbinDIL$76,607$131,095
Mike EnziRWY$20,150$2,700
Joni ErnstRIA$31,349$13,450
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$27,710$281,531
Deb FischerRNE$25,675$24,250
Jeff FlakeRAZ$60,650$10,800
Al FrankenDMN$89,179$315,885
Cory GardnerRCO$108,722$2,500
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$141,133$857,395
Lindsey GrahamRSC$81,080$30,240
Chuck GrassleyRIA$44,541$16,060
Orrin G. HatchRUT$139,860$36,800
Martin HeinrichDNM$67,545$242,273
Heidi HeitkampDND$28,200$307,481
Dean HellerRNV$73,496$6,500
Mazie K. HironoDHI$29,462$600,014
John HoevenRND$18,866$4,910
Jim InhofeROK$23,725$12,750
Johnny IsaksonRGA$67,350$20,300
Ron JohnsonRWI$81,770$28,960
Tim KaineDVA$330,911$909,026
Angus S. King, Jr.IME$31,419$70,932
Mark KirkRIL$92,475$34,101
Amy KlobucharDMN$43,498$340,600
James LankfordROK$60,150$39,986
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$11,540$96,440
Mike LeeRUT$26,920$9,900
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$19,000$69,625
Ed MarkeyDMA$154,570$357,892
John McCainRAZ$120,748$51,258
Claire McCaskillDMO$131,449$1,504,668
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$137,398$54,225
Bob MenéndezDNJ$155,750$155,250
Jeff MerkleyDOR$22,800$163,875
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$4,600$14,100
Jerry MoranRKS$28,000$19,500
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$70,267$19,883
Chris MurphyDCT$152,127$385,339
Patty MurrayDWA$77,119$724,225
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$93,039$175,443
Rand PaulRKY$47,839$11,696
David PerdueRGA$86,650$28,650
Gary C. PetersDMI$97,326$624,088
Rob PortmanROH$173,811$52,470
John "Jack" ReedDRI$33,100$34,350
Harry ReidDNV$35,449$17,617
Jim RischRID$30,250$5,650
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$47,300$12,664
Mike RoundsRSD$46,100$30,504
Marco RubioRFL$217,712$24,575
Bernie SandersIVT$20,550$369,240
Ben SasseRNE$40,150$14,300
Brian SchatzDHI$81,414$211,699
Chuck SchumerDNY$136,900$203,421
Tim ScottRSC$88,600$39,627
Jeff SessionsRAL$13,750$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$86,859$1,022,900
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$31,050$1,000
Debbie StabenowDMI$65,354$510,197
Dan SullivanRAK$91,159$3,600
Jon TesterDMT$87,311$406,917
John ThuneRSD$69,672$14,570
Thom TillisRNC$178,243$5,104
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$130,457$88,797
Tom UdallDNM$76,130$143,064
David VitterRLA$9,250$4,000
Mark R. WarnerDVA$189,825$135,414
Elizabeth WarrenDMA$292,696$3,647,161
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$36,483$59,507
Roger F. WickerRMS$22,544$2,850
Ron WydenDOR$42,375$161,150

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Business services$6,782,239
Builders associations$431,550
Small business associations$392,318

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Women's issues$8,250,935
Democratic/Liberal$7,379,240
Health, Education & Human Resources$1,301,294
Gay & lesbian rights & issues$815,726
Minority/Ethnic Groups$612,336
Welfare & Social Work$587,558
Health & welfare policy$547,752
State & local govt employee unions$455,196
Food service & related unions$426,079
Communications & hi-tech unions$341,900
Automotive Manufacturing union$294,232
Labor Unions$197,000
Other unions$121,500
Human Rights$45,000
Consumer groups$750
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