HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 968        FILED ON: 1/15/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1767

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

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PRESENTED BY:

Ellen Story and Patricia D. Jehlen

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To the Honorable Senate and House of Representatives of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts in General
Court assembled:

The undersigned legislators and/or citizens respectfully petition for the adoption of the accompanying bill:

An Act further defining comparable work.

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PETITION OF:

 

Name:

District/Address:

Date Added:

Ellen Story

3rd Hampshire

1/15/2013

Patricia D. Jehlen

Second Middlesex

1/31/2013

Patricia A. Haddad

5th Bristol

 

Randy Hunt

5th Barnstable

 

Cleon H. Turner

1st Barnstable

 

Ann-Margaret Ferrante

5th Essex

 

Jason M. Lewis

Fifth Middlesex

 

Martha M. Walz

8th Suffolk

 

Lori A. Ehrlich

8th Essex

 

Peter V. Kocot

1st Hampshire

 

Ruth B. Balser

12th Middlesex

 

Timothy J. Toomey, Jr.

26th Middlesex

 

Kay Khan

11th Middlesex

 

Sonia Chang-Diaz

Second Suffolk

1/29/2013

Tricia Farley-Bouvier

3rd Berkshire

 

Denise Andrews

2nd Franklin

1/29/2013

Cory Atkins

14th Middlesex

1/29/2013

Katherine M. Clark

Fifth Middlesex

1/30/2013

Gloria L. Fox

7th Suffolk

2/1/2013

Denise Provost

27th Middlesex

1/30/2013

Tom Sannicandro

7th Middlesex

1/31/2013

Carl M. Sciortino, Jr.

34th Middlesex

2/1/2013

Mary S. Keefe

15th Worcester

 

Jay R. Kaufman

15th Middlesex

 

Angelo L. D'Emilia

8th Plymouth

 

Benjamin Swan

11th Hampden

 

Colleen M. Garry

36th Middlesex

 

John J. Lawn, Jr.

10th Middlesex

 

Sal N. DiDomenico

Middlesex and Suffolk

 

James Arciero

2nd Middlesex

 

Kenneth J. Donnelly

Fourth Middlesex

 

Marjorie C. Decker

25th Middlesex

 

James B. Eldridge

Middlesex and Worcester

 

John P. Fresolo

16th Worcester

 

Chris Walsh

6th Middlesex

 

Daniel B. Winslow

9th Norfolk

 

Joan B.  Lovely

Second Essex

 

Daniel A. Wolf

Cape and Islands

 

Alice Hanlon Peisch

14th Norfolk

 

Paul R. Heroux

2nd Bristol

 

Thomas A. Golden, Jr.

16th Middlesex

 

 



HOUSE DOCKET, NO. 968        FILED ON: 1/15/2013

HOUSE  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  .  No. 1767

By Ms. Story of Amherst and Senator Jehlen, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1767) of Ellen Story and others for legislation to further define comparable work.  Labor and Workforce Development.

 

[SIMILAR MATTER FILED IN PREVIOUS SESSION
SEE SENATE, NO. 931 OF 2011-2012.]

 

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

 

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In the Year Two Thousand Thirteen

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An Act further defining comparable work.

 

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:
 

Chapter 149 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2010 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the first sentence of section 105A the following sentence:-

In any action brought under this section, the comparability of two positions shall be solely based on whether the two positions entail comparable skill, effort, responsibility and working conditions between employees of the opposite sex.