H. R. 6467
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
December 7, 2016
Mr. Grayson introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce
To provide that individuals may elect to retain work-related benefits when moving throughout the workforce, and for other purposes.
This Act may be cited as the
Use It or Choose It Act of 2016.
Election to retain work benefits
Notwithstanding any other provision of law, an individual, when moving from one position within the workforce to another, may elect to retain any benefits earned when occupying such position.
Contractual providers of such benefits shall extend the provisions of such benefits or the same terms and conditions as those provided to employees in the former position, or those similarly situated. Employers accruing funds or reserves corresponding to leave or other benefits shall transfer such funds or reserves to new employers upon request.
In this section—
benefit includes health care-related benefits, workers compensation, life insurance, family and medical leave, and annual, sick, paternity, or maternity leave; and
position includes any form of compensated employment, including part-time employment and independent contracting.