H.R. 5939: Giving Workers a Fair Shot Act


Sep 6, 2016


Referred to Committee on Sep 6, 2016

This bill was assigned to a congressional committee on September 6, 2016, which will consider it before possibly sending it on to the House or Senate as a whole.


Jared Polis

Representative for Colorado's 2nd congressional district



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Last Updated: Sep 6, 2016
Length: 25 pages


1% chance of being enacted (details)

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Full Title

To require employers to provide pay stubs, codify the Executive order relating to Government contracting, provide greater oversight of executive compensation and restrictions on sales of stocks, clarify the definition of a supervisor, and enhance penalties for violations of workforce safety and standards.

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Sep 6, 2016

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