Summary of Amendments Submitted to the Rules Commmittee for H.R. 3094 - Workforce Democracy and Fairness Act

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Bishop, Tim (NY)


REVISED Would give the Board authority to impose sanctions on a party for presenting a frivolous or vexatious filing during pre-election proceedings.

Boswell (IA)


REVISED Would prevent employers that have paid any executive compensation bonuses in excess of 10,000 percent of the annual compensation of the average employee from engaging in open-ended litigation. Such parties are required to state their issues or positions at the outset of pre-election hearings, and prohibited from raising new, frivolous issues as a dilatory tactic.

Holt (NJ)


Amendment in the nature of a substitute. Would authorize $30,000,000,000 for fiscal year 2012 for educational grants to States to prevent teacher layoffs.

Jackson Lee (TX)


LATE Would strike a section of the bill to ensure that employers would not be able to unnecessarily delay an election.

Jackson Lee (TX)


LATE Would require the National Labor Review Board to conduct a study to assess the impact of this measure on employees who are seeking to be represented by a labor organization for the purpose of collective bargaining and shall report the findings to Congress.

Jackson Lee (TX)


LATE Would require that the provisions in this bill would not take effect until January 1, 2014

Walz (MN)


REVISED Would prevent this Act from applying to businesses that have been cited for violating labor laws in the past year against employees who are veterans of the Armed Forces.