To extend protections to part-time workers in the areas of family and medical leave and pension plans, and to ensure equitable treatment in the workplace.
The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Representative for Illinois's 9th congressional district. Democrat.
Last Updated: Feb 27, 2020
Length: 30 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on February 27, 2020, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
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3 Cosponsors (3 Democrats)
Feb 13, 2013
Earlier Version — Introduced
This activity took place on a related bill, H.R. 675 (113th).
Feb 27, 2020
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H.R. 5991 (116th) was a bill in the United States Congress.
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