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    Posted Apr 10, 2021
    AMENDMENT DEADLINE: Fri, Apr 9, 2021 - 10:00am. MEETING: Tue, Apr 13, 2021 - 1:00pm. BILL SUMMARY (by CRS): This bill addresses wage discrimination on the basis of sex, which is defined to include sex stereotypes, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, and sex characteristics.
    Specifically, it limits an employer's defense that a pay differential is based on a factor other than sex to only bona fide job-related factors in wage discrimination claims, enhances nonretaliation prohibitions, and makes it unlawful to require an employee to sign a contract or waiver prohibiting the employee from disclosing information about the employee's wages. The bill also increases civil penalties for violations of equal pay provisions.
    Additionally, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) and the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs must train EEOC employees and other affected parties on wage discrimination.
    The bill directs the Department of Labor to (1) establish and carry out a grant program for negotiation skills training for girls and women, (2) conduct studies to eliminate pay disparities between men and women, and (3) make available information on wage discrimination to assist the public in understanding and addressing such discrimination.
    The bill also establishes the National Award for Pay Equity in the Workplace for an employer who has made a substantial effort to eliminate pay disparities between men and women.
    Finally, the bill requires the EEOC to issue regulations for collecting from employers compensation and other employment data according to the sex, race, and national origin of employees for use in enforcing laws prohibiting pay discrimination.
    THE BILL TEXT CAN BE FOUND HERE: https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/BILLS-117hr7rh/pdf/BILLS-117hr7rh.pdf
    THE COST OF THE BILL CAN BE FOUND HERE (by CBO): https://www.cbo.gov/system/files/2021-04/hr7.pdf
    THE BILL REPORT CAN BE FOUND HERE: https://rules.house.gov/sites/democrats.rules.house.gov/files/CRPT117hrpt13.pdf
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    Posted Apr 10, 2021
    AMENDMENT DEADLINE: Fri, Apr 9, 2021 - 10:00am. MEETING: Tue, Apr 13, 2021 - 1:00pm
    BILL SUMMARY (by CRS): Summary in progress.
    THE BILL TEXT CAN BE FOUND HERE: https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/BILLS-117hr1195rh/pdf/BILLS-117hr1195rh.pdf
    THE COST OF THE BILL CAN BE FOUND HERE (by CBO): https://www.cbo.gov/system/files/2021-04/hr1195.pdf
    THE BILL REPORT CAN BE FOUND HERE: https://rules.house.gov/sites/democrats.rules.house.gov/files/CRPT117hrpt14.pdf
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    Posted Mar 13, 2021
    MEETING: Tue, Mar 16, 2021 - 11:00am. BILL SUMMARY (by CRS): A legislative analyst in the Congressional Research Service will begin analyzing this legislation after text becomes available. THE BILL TEXT CAN BE FOUND HERE: https://rules.house.gov/sites/democrats.rules.house.gov/files/BILLS-117hr1868ih.pdf
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    Posted Mar 13, 2021
    MEETING: Tue, Mar 16, 2021 - 11:00am. BILL SUMMARY (by CRS): A legislative analyst in the Congressional Research Service will begin analyzing this legislation after text becomes available. THE BILL TEXT CAN BE FOUND HERE: https://rules.house.gov/sites/democrats.rules.house.gov/files/BILLS-117hr1603ih.pdf
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    Posted Mar 13, 2021
    MEETING: Tue, Mar 16, 2021 - 11:00am. BILL SUMMARY (by CRS): Summary in progress. THE BILL TEXT CAN BE FOUND HERE: https://rules.house.gov/sites/democrats.rules.house.gov/files/BILLS-117HR6IH-RCP117-4.pdf
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  • admin
    Posted Mar 13, 2021
    MEETING: Tue, Mar 16, 2021 - 11:00am. BILL SUMMARY (by CRS): This joint resolution eliminates the deadline for the ratification of the Equal Rights Amendment, which prohibits discrimination based on sex. The amendment was proposed to the states in House Joint Resolution 208 of the 92nd Congress, as agreed to in the Senate on March 22, 1972. The amendment shall be part of the Constitution whenever ratified by the legislatures of three-fourths of the states. THE BILL TEXT CAN BE FOUND HERE: https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/BILLS-117hjres17ih/pdf/BILLS-117hjres17ih.pdf
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    Posted Mar 13, 2021
    AMENDMENT DEADLINE: Fri, Mar 12, 2021 - 10:00am. MEETING: Tue, Mar 16, 2021 - 11:00am. BILL SUMMARY (by CRS): Summary in progress.
    THE BILL TEXT CAN BE FOUND HERE: https://rules.house.gov/sites/democrats.rules.house.gov/files/BILLS-117HR1620IH-RCP117-3.pdf
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    Posted Mar 5, 2021
    AMENDMENT DEADLINE: Fri, Mar 5, 2021 - 10:00am MEETING: Mon, Mar 8, 2021 - 10:30am BILL SUMMARY (by CRS): Summary in progress
    THE BILL TEXT CAN BE FOUND HERE: https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/BILLS-117hr1446ih/pdf/BILLS-117hr1446ih.pdf
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    Posted Mar 5, 2021
    AMENDMENT DEADLINE: Fri, Mar 5, 2021 - 10:00am MEETING: Mon, Mar 8, 2021 - 10:30am BILL SUMMARY (by CRS): Summary in progress
    THE BILL TEXT CAN BE FOUND HERE: https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/BILLS-117hr8ih/pdf/BILLS-117hr8ih.pdf
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    Posted Mar 5, 2021
    AMENDMENT DEADLINE: Thu, Mar 4, 2021 - 3:00pm MEETING: Mon, Mar 8, 2021 - 10:30am BILL SUMMARY (by CRS): Summary in progress
    THE BILL TEXT CAN BE FOUND HERE: https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/BILLS-117hr842ih/pdf/BILLS-117hr842ih.pdf
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