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Event Detail – Joint Committee on Labor and Workforce Development

Status:Completed

Event Date:6/25/2013

Start Time:10:00 AM

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Event Description

Employee Rights and Benefits #1: Workplace leave, Workplace Safety, Discrimination and Tips

Item Bill Number Bill Title Sponsor
1 S853 By Ms. Creem, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 853) of Cynthia S. Creem and Tom Sannicandro for legislation to establish employment leave and safety remedies to victims of domestic violence, stalking and sexual assault. Labor and Workforce Development. Cynthia S. Creem
2 S859 By Mr. Eldridge, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 859) of James B. Eldridge and Denise Provost for legislation to clarify the meal break law to allow for private enforcement. Labor and Workforce Development. James B. Eldridge
3 S862 By Mr. Hart, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 862) of John Hart, Jr. for legislation to further protect an employee's right to tips. Labor and Workforce Development. John Hart, Jr.
4 S865 By Ms. Jehlen, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 865) of Patricia D. Jehlen for legislation relative to parental leave. Labor and Workforce Development. Patricia D. Jehlen
5 S867 By Mr. Joyce, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 867) of Brian A. Joyce for legislation to prevent discrimination based on veteran's status. Labor and Workforce Development. Brian A. Joyce
6 S877 By Mr. Pacheco, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 877) of Marc R. Pacheco, Sal N. DiDomenico, Thomas M. McGee, John F. Keenan and other members of the General Court for legislation to extend safety protections to employees of the executive branch of the Commonwealth. Labor and Workforce Development. Marc R. Pacheco
7 S881 By Mr. Petruccelli, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 881) of Anthony W. Petruccelli and Aaron Michlewitz for legislation relative to climate conditions in public schools. Labor and Workforce Development. Anthony W. Petruccelli
8 S887 By Mr. Rodrigues, a petition (accompanied by bill, Senate, No. 887) of Michael J. Rodrigues, Brian A. Joyce, Barry R. Finegold, Michael O. Moore and other members of the General Court for legislation relative to the pooling of tips. Labor and Workforce Development. Michael J. Rodrigues
9 H1702 By Mr. Calter of Kingston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1702) of Thomas J. Calter and others for legislation to further define comparable worth in the workplace. Labor and Workforce Development. Thomas J. Calter
10 H1718 By Ms. Forry of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1718) of Linda Dorcena Forry and others relative to the fair distribution of gratuities. Labor and Workforce Development. Linda Dorcena Forry
11 H1726 By Ms. Gobi of Spencer (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1726) of Gary McComas for legislation to prohibit disciplinary actions by employers on employees serving as volunteer emergency responders. Labor and Workforce Development. Anne M. Gobi
12 H1733 By Mr. Jones of North Reading, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1733) of Bradley H. Jones, Jr. and others to provide a safe workplace for employees of the Commonwealth and its political sub-divisions. Labor and Workforce Development. Bradley H. Jones, Jr.
13 H1740 By Mr. Koczera of New Bedford, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1740) of Robert M. Koczera and Cory Atkins for legislation to require certain employers to provide unpaid family and medical leave. Labor and Workforce Development. Robert M. Koczera
14 H1746 By Mr. Mark of Hancock (by request), a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1746) of Paul W. Mark relative to the compensation of employees on Sundays and holidays. Labor and Workforce Development. Paul W. Mark
15 H1749 By Mr. Michlewitz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1749) of Aaron Michlewitz to further protect an employee's right to tips. Labor and Workforce Development. Aaron Michlewitz
16 H1758 By Mr. Rushing of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1758) of Byron Rushing and others for legislation to make it unlawful to discriminate on the basis of height and weight in compensation or in terms, conditions or privileges of employment. Labor and Workforce Development. Byron Rushing
17 H1764 By Mr. Stanley of Waltham, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1764) of Thomas M. Stanley and Ellen Story for legislation to establish employment leave and safety remedies to victims of domestic violence, stalking and sexual assault. Labor and Workforce Development. Thomas M. Stanley
18 H1766 By Ms. Story of Amherst and Senator Clark, a joint petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1766) of Ellen Story and others for legislation to address workplace bullying, mobbing, and harrassment, without regard to protected class status. Labor and Workforce Development. Ellen Story
Katherine M. Clark
19 H1767 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. Ellen Story
Patricia D. Jehlen
20 H1773 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1773) of Martin J. Walsh relative to mandatory overtime and collective bargaining agreements entered into by hospitals and labor organizations. Labor and Workforce Development. Martin J. Walsh
21 H1775 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1775) of Martin J. Walsh relative to providing safeguards for employees using video display terminals. Labor and Workforce Development. Martin J. Walsh
22 H1780 By Ms. Walz of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1780) of Martha M. Walz and others relative to non discrimination training in the workplace. Labor and Workforce Development. Martha M. Walz
23 H3231 By Ms. Coakley-Rivera of Springfield, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 3231) of Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera and others relative to discrimination in the workplace. Labor and Workforce Development. Cheryl A. Coakley-Rivera
24 H2460 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 2460) of Martin J. Walsh and others relative to evaluating injury and illness data and establishing safety and health measures to protect employees of the Commonwealth. Public Service. Martin J. Walsh
25 H1774 By Mr. Walsh of Boston, a petition (accompanied by bill, House, No. 1774) of Martin J. Walsh, Antonio F. D. Cabral and Thomas J. Calter clarifying parental rights to unpaid family leave. Labor and Workforce Development. Martin J. Walsh

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