Labor and Employment

From the DFL Party Platform: “We promote the American labor movement and the rights of all workers.” Here is supportive legislation sponsored/cosponsored by CD2’s Representative, Angie Craig.

H.R. 7495 – WORK NOW Act

Summary: To help charitable nonprofit organizations provide services to meet the increasing demand in community needs caused by the coronavirus pandemic, preserve and create jobs in the nonprofit sector, reduce…

H.R. 7222 – Safe Reopening Tax Credit

Summary:  This bill allows an eligible employer a payroll tax credit for 30% of qualified virus transmission prevention expenses. The bill defines qualified virus transmission prevention expenses as expenses for…

H. R. 5170, Safe Skies Act of 2019.

Summary: To require the Secretary of Transportation to modify the final rule relating to fligh-tcrew member duty and rest requirements for passenger operations of air carriers to apply to all-cargo operations…

H. R. 3632, Fair and Open Skies Act.

Summary:  To ensure that authorizations issued by the Secretary of Transportation to foreign air carriers do not undermine labor rights or standards, and for other purposes. Cosponsors (Bipartisan) ANGIE CRAIG’S POSITION:…

H. R. 1171, FASTER Act.

Full Titile: Funding for Aviation Screeners and Threat Elimination Restoration Act Summary: This bill repeals the requirement that a portion of aviation security service fees collected from passengers be credited as…

H. R. 555, Disability Integration Act of 2019.

Summary: To prohibit discrimination against individuals with disabilities who need long-term services and supports, and for other purposes. Cosponsors ANGIE CRAIG’S POSITION:  Representative Craig cosponsored the bill on 5/21/19.  …

H. R. 2382, USPS Fairness Act

Angie Craig legislation passed

Summary: To amend title 5, United States Code, to repeal the requirement that the United States Postal Service prepay future retirement benefits, and for other purposes. Cosponsors (bipartisan) ANGIE CRAIG’S…

H. R. 1748, Safe Freight Act of 2019.

Summary: To amend title 49, United States Code, to provide for the minimum size of crews of freight trains, and for other purposes.  Cosponsors ANGIE CRAIG’S POSITION:  Representative Craig cosponsored…

H. R. 1784, Healthy Families Act.

Summary: To allow Americans to earn paid sick time so that they can address their own health needs and the health needs of their families. Cosponsors ANGIE CRAIG’S POSITION:  Representative…

H. R. 1644, Net Neutrality

Angie Craig legislation passed

Full title: H. R. 1644, Save the Internet Act of 2019 Summary: To restore the open Internet order of the Federal Communications Commission. Cosponsors ANGIE CRAIG’S POSITION:  Representative Craig cosponsored…

H. R. 1423, Fair Act.

Full Title: This Act may be cited as the “Forced Arbitration Injustice Repeal Act” or “FAIR Act”. Summary: To amend title 9 of the United States Code with respect to…

H. R. 1185, FAMILY Act.

This Act may be cited as the “Family and Medical Insurance Leave Act” or the “FAMILY Act”. Summary: To provide paid family and medical leave benefits to certain individuals, and…

H. R. 5, Equality Act

Angie Craig legislation passed

Summary: To prohibit discrimination on the basis of sex, gender identity, and sexual orientation, and for other purposes. Discrimination can occur on the basis of the sex, sexual orientation, gender…