New Cosponsor — Feb 22, 2010
New Cosponsor: Sen. Maria Cantwell [D-WA]
The bill now has 7 cosponsors (6 Democrats, 1 Independent).
Aug 7, 2009
111th Congress, 2009–2010
This bill was introduced on August 7, 2009, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.
Senator from Rhode Island
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Last Updated: Aug 7, 2009
Length: 14 pages
A bill to keep Americans working by strengthening and expanding short-time compensation programs that provide employers with an alternative to layoffs.
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Civic Impulse. (2015). S. 1646 — 111th Congress: Keep Americans Working Act. Retrieved from https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s1646
“S. 1646 — 111th Congress: Keep Americans Working Act.” www.GovTrack.us. 2009. September 2, 2015 <https://www.govtrack.us/congress/bills/111/s1646>
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