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S. 3256: Schedules That Work Act

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Is that too burdensome a mandate on businesses, which may require such 11th hour adjustments?

Context

Millions of Americans have jobs with erratic schedules subject to change as late at the last minute, particularly for hourly rather than salaried jobs.

That’s not just stressful for workers but their children; about 10% of children have parents with such jobs, which can make it difficult for those parents to plan childcare. Such work schedules are more likely to be experienced by women than men, and by nonwhite people than whites.

“Right to request” laws have recently been enacted in states including Vermont and cities including San Francisco. Countries such as the United Kingdom and Australia have such laws on a national level.

While specifics vary, these laws usually require a certain ...

Sponsor and status

Elizabeth Warren

Sponsor. Senior Senator for Massachusetts. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Feb 5, 2020
Length: 50 pages
Introduced
Feb 5, 2020
116th Congress (2019–2021)
Status

Introduced on Feb 5, 2020

This bill is in the first stage of the legislative process. It was introduced into Congress on February 5, 2020. It will typically be considered by committee next before it is possibly sent on to the House or Senate as a whole.

Prognosis
3% chance of being enacted according to Skopos Labs (details)
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History

Feb 5, 2020
 
Introduced

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Signed by the President

S. 3256 is a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number S. 3256. This is the one from the 116th Congress.

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