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Joint Committee onLabor and Workforce Development

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Senate Information
Room 511B
State House
Boston, MA 02133 
Tel:(617) 722-1570
House Information
Room 39
State House
Boston, MA 02133 
Tel:(617) 722-2014
It shall be the duty of the committee on Labor and Workforce Development to consider all matters concerning discrimination with respect to employment, the labor laws, workers’ compensation and such other matters as may be referred.
Date Starts Topics Bills Status Location
May 19 2011 10:30 AM Hearing #1

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Completed A-1
Jun 9 2011 10:30 AM Hearing #2

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Completed A-1
Jul 14 2011 10:30 AM Hearing #3

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Completed Gardner Auditorium
Sep 15 2011 10:30 AM Employee Rights and Benefits

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Completed A-1
Oct 27 2011 10:30 AM Unemployment Insurance and Workforce Development

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Completed A-1
Nov 3 2011 10:30 AM Wage & Hour/Labor Relations/Independent Contractors

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Nov 17 2011 10:30 AM Misc.

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Bill Num. Title Sponsor Report Type
Bill Num. Title Sponsor Arrived Hearing Schedule
S.913  An Act relative to the state wildfire team  Stephen M. Brewer      Scheduled For 11/17/2011 10:30:00 AM  
H.1393  An Act Updating and Streamlining the Employment Agency Law  Linda Dorcena Forry 
John Hart, Jr.  
2/16/2011  Scheduled For 6/9/2011 10:30:00 AM  
S.941  An Act relative to protections for on-call volunteers  Michael O. Moore      Scheduled For 11/17/2011 10:30:00 AM  
S.946  An Act establishing a Commonwealth citizen service initiative  Marc R. Pacheco      Scheduled For 11/17/2011 10:30:00 AM  
S.961  An Act regarding protections extended to lay teachers in parochial schools  Michael F. Rush      Scheduled For 11/3/2011 10:30:00 AM  
S.969  An Act relative to displaced workers  Steven A. Tolman      Scheduled For 9/15/2011 10:30:00 AM  
S.970  An Act relative to labor relations and representational elections  Steven A. Tolman      Scheduled For 11/3/2011 10:30:00 AM  
S.913  An Act relative to the state wildfire team  Stephen M. Brewer      Scheduled For 11/17/2011 10:30:00 AM  
H.1391  An Act relative to independent contractors  F. Jay Barrows    2/16/2011  Scheduled For 11/3/2011 10:30:00 AM  
H.1412  An Act relative to independent contractors  Martha M. Walz    2/16/2011  Scheduled For 11/3/2011 10:30:00 AM  
H.2293  An Act relative to noncompetition agreements  Lori A. Ehrlich 
William N. Brownsberger  
2/25/2011  Scheduled For 9/15/2011 10:30:00 AM  
H.2296  An Act relative to the prohibition of noncompetition agreements  Sheila C. Harrington    2/25/2011  Scheduled For 9/15/2011 10:30:00 AM  
H.2298  An Act clarifying the definition of an employee.  Bradley H. Jones, Jr. 
Viriato Manuel deMacedo  
2/25/2011  Scheduled For 11/3/2011 10:30:00 AM  
H.2874  An Act relative to independent contractors  Louis L. Kafka    3/1/2011  Scheduled For 11/3/2011 10:30:00 AM  
S.932  An Act to prohibit restrictive employment covenants.  Patricia D. Jehlen    3/1/2011  Scheduled For 9/15/2011 10:30:00 AM  
S.957  An Act relative to independent contractors.  Michael J. Rodrigues    3/1/2011  Scheduled For 11/3/2011 10:30:00 AM  
H.3546  An Act relative to the definition of an employee   Jennifer E. Benson    7/7/2011  Scheduled For 11/3/2011 10:30:00 AM  

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