H. R. 4069
IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES
July 25, 2019
Ms. Stefanik (for herself, Mr. Byrne, and Mr. David P. Roe of Tennessee) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and Labor
To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to harmonize the definition of employee with the common law.
This Act may be cited as the
Modern Worker Empowerment Act.
Amendments to the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to harmonize the definition of employee
Definition of employee
Section 3(e)(1) of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (29 U.S.C. 203(e)(1)) is amended by inserting before the period the following:
, as determined under the usual common law rules (as applied for purposes of section 3121(d) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986).
Definition of employ
Section 3(g) of the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 (29 U.S.C. 203(g)) is amended by inserting
an employee after