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The 192nd General Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

Order S.2691 192nd (Current)

Order relative to authorizing the joint committee on Labor and Workforce Development to make an investigation and study of certain current Senate documents relative to employee benefits and rights and employer obligations

Senate, February 14, 2022 -- The committee on Labor and Workforce Development, to whom was referred the petitions (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1155) of Michael J. Barrett and Joanne M. Comerford for legislation relative to COVID-19 and improving workers' benefits; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1158) of Joseph A. Boncore, David Henry Argosky LeBoeuf, Eric P. Lesser, Walter F. Timilty and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the hospitality comeback; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1160) of Michael D. Brady, Jack Patrick Lewis, Michelle M. DuBois, Erika Uyterhoeven and other members of the General Court for legislation to ensure paid family and medical leave benefits for municipal employees; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1163) of Carole Roche for legislation relative to employee resignation; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1168) of Nick Collins for legislation relative to compensation for paramedics and emergency medical technicians providing ambulance services during the COVID-19 Massachusetts state of emergency; (accompanied by resolve, Senate, No. 1175) of John Cronin for legislation to establish a commission for social mobility and equitable workforce development; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1176) of Julian Cyr for legislation relative to compliance with the fair minimum wage; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1184) of Diana DiZoglio for legislation relative to overtime pay for agricultural and farm work; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1186) of James B. Eldridge for legislation to establish the Massachusetts Works Progress Administration; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1188) of Ryan C. Fattman for legislation relative to the penalty for employers who knowingly falsify employment or citizenship documents; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1192) of Paul R. Feeney and Patricia D. Jehlen for legislation relative to wrongful discharge from employment; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1193) of Paul R. Feeney, Christopher Hendricks, David Henry Argosky LeBoeuf, Jonathan D. Zlotnik and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to manufacturing and factory worker protection from COVID-19; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1194) of Paul R. Feeney, Edward R. Philips, Michael D. Brady, Joseph W. McGonagle, Jr. and other members of the General Court for lelgislation relative to occupational presumption regarding healthcare workers and COVID-19; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1195) of Paul R. Feeney for legislation to provide hazard pay and protection for essential workers during a "State of Emergency" declaration; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1199) of Paul R. Feeney for legislation to further regulating Sunday overtime wages; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1206) of Adam G. Hinds for legislation to enhance worker protection; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1207) of Adam G. Hinds for legislation to protect working parents during the COVID-19 emergency; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1209) of Patricia D. Jehlen and Elizabeth A. Malia for legislation to ban noncompetition agreements in the Commonwealth; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1222) of Jason M. Lewis, Jack Patrick Lewis, James B. Eldridge, Adam G. Hinds and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to emergency paid sick time; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1226) of Vincent Lawrence Dixon for legislation for a Bridge Employment Training Program (BET); (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1232) of Susan L. Moran and Michael O. Moore for legislation to provide unemployment insurance for seasonal workers affected by COVID-19; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1234) of Patrick M. O'Connor for legislation relative to the documentation of contracted workers; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1237) of Marc R. Pacheco and Michael D. Brady for legislation relative to a prevailing wage for trash and recycling collectors, moving contractors, and motor bus pupil transporters; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1241) of Marc R. Pacheco and Michael D. Brady for legislation relative to consumers and workers; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1243) of Marc R. Pacheco and Michael D. Brady for legislation to restore workers' rights; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1244) of Marc R. Pacheco and Michael D. Brady for legislation to promote pay transparency; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1250) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to clarify legislative intent regarding the non-competition law; (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1253) of Bruce E. Tarr for legislation to provide a safe harbor for contractors of services; and (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 1254) of Walter F. Timilty for legislation relative to consumers and workers, reports the accompanying Order (Senate, No. 2691).

Bill Information

Sponsor:
Joint Committee on Labor and Workforce Development
Status:
Referred to Senate Committee on Rules

Order History

Displaying 4 actions for Order S.2691
Date Branch Action
2/14/2022 Senate Reported from the committee on Labor and Workforce Development
2/14/2022 Senate Accompanied by S1155, S1158, S1160, S1163, S1168, S1175, S1176, S1184, S1186, S1188, S1192, S1193, S1194, S1195, S1199, S1206, S1207, S1209, S1222, S1226, S1232, S1234, S1237, S1241, S1243, S1244, S1250, S1253 and S1254
2/14/2022 Senate Order reported favorably by committee and referred to the committee on Rules of the two branches, acting concurrently
2/17/2022 Senate Discharged to the committee on Senate Rules

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