S. 3425 (112th): Offshoring Notification Act

Introduced:
Jul 24, 2012 (112th Congress, 2011–2013)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Claire McCaskill
Senator from Missouri
Party
Democrat
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Last Updated
Jul 24, 2012
Length
2 pages
 
Status

This bill was introduced on July 24, 2012, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Jul 24, 2012
Referred to Committee Jul 24, 2012
 
Full Title

A bill to amend the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act to provide a notice requirement regarding offshoring.

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Committees

Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions

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7/24/2012--Introduced.
Offshoring Notification Act - Amends the Worker Adjustment and Retraining Notification Act to extend its coverage not only to each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia but also to the Republic of the Marshall Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, and the Republic of Palau, and each U.S. territory or possession.
Revises the requirement that an employer give 60-day written notice to employees, state dislocated worker units, and local governments before ordering a plant closing or mass layoff.
Requires such notice to include information stating whether: (1) the employer plans to continue producing goods or providing services that affected employees have been producing or providing, and (2) the production or provision will be performed for the employer by employees or contractors outside the United States (offshoring).

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