Current law does not grant unpaid federal government interns certain protections that employees have. H.R. 3231 would expand employee protection against race, gender, age, and other forms of discrimination to include federal unpaid interns.
According to the House Republican bill explanation, the lack of intern protection has been a problem in the past. “In 1997, in O’Connor v ...
Jul 28, 2015
Passed House on Jan 11, 2016
This bill passed in the House on January 11, 2016 and goes to the Senate next for consideration.
Representative for Maryland's 7th congressional district
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Last Updated: Sep 7, 2016
Length: 4 pages
H.R. 3231 is a bill in the United States Congress.
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