S. 3421 (112th): WORK Act

Introduced:
Jul 23, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Bernard “Bernie” Sanders
Senator from Vermont
Party
Independent
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Last Updated
Jul 23, 2012
Length
12 pages
Related Bills
S. 2909 (111th) was a previous version of this bill.

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Dec 18, 2009

 
Status

This bill was introduced on July 23, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Jul 23, 2012
Referred to Committee Jul 23, 2012
 
Full Title

A bill to establish an Employee Ownership and Participation Initiative, and for other purposes.

Summary

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Cosponsors
4 cosponsors (4D) (show)
Committees

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

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Library of Congress Summary

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7/23/2012--Introduced.
Worker Ownership, Readiness, and Knowledge Act or WORK Act - Directs the Secretary of Labor, acting through the Assistant Secretary for Employment and Training, to establish within the Employment and Training Administration an Employee Ownership and Participation Initiative to promote employee ownership and employee participation in business decisionmaking.
Requires the Secretary to establish a program, which may include grants for outreach, technical assistance, and training, to encourage new and existing state programs designed to foster employee ownership and employee participation in business decisionmaking throughout the United States.
Requires the Secretary to report to Congress on progress related to employee ownership and participation in U.S. businesses.

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