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S. 3772 - Paycheck Fairness Act

Labor and employment. 111th Congress (2009-2010) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has passed through committee and has been put on a legislative calendar. 
There have been no votes on passage on this bill.
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Paycheck Fairness Act

S. 3772 — 111th Congress (2009–2010)

Summary
A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective remedies to victims of discrimination in the payment of wages on the basis of sex, and for other purposes.
Other Titles
  • Paycheck Fairness Act
Sponsor
Harry Reid
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Labor and employment
  • Civil actions and liability
  • Employment discrimination and employee rights
  • Government information and archives
  • Government investigations
  • Public contracts and procurement
  • Racial and ethnic relations
  • Sex, gender, sexual orientation discrimination
  • Small business
  • Wages and earnings
  • Women's employment
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced9/13/2010
Bill History
Chamber/CommitteeMotionDateResult
select this voteSenateMotion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to S. 377211/17/2010This motion DID NOT PASS the Senate
58 voted YES 41 voted NO 1 voted present/not voting
ActionDateDescription
Introduced9/13/2010
9/13/2010Introduced in the Senate. Read the first time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under Read the First Time.
Put on a legislative calendar9/14/2010Read the second time. Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 561.
9/29/2010Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
9/29/2010Cloture motion on the motion to proceed to the bill presented in Senate.
9/29/2010Motion to proceed to consideration of measure withdrawn in Senate.
11/17/2010Motion to proceed to measure considered in Senate.
select this voteVote11/17/2010Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to S. 3772
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Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

5 Organizations Supported and 28 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Paycheck Fairness Act

5 organizations supported this bill

American Association of University Women
American Association of University Women (2010, November 0). Paycheck Fairness Act Call Campaign. Retrieved November 10, 2010, from AAUW Action Network.
American Civil Liberties Union
ACLU (2010, November 16). ACLU Calls On Senate To Pass Paycheck Fairness Act Wednesday . Retrieved November 22, 2010, from American Civil Liberties Union.
MomsRising
Rowe-Finkbeiner, Kristin (2010, November 16). URGENT: The Senate is voting TOMORROW & many aren’t decided yet!. Retrieved November 22, 2010, from Moms Rising.
National Organization for Women
National Organization for Women (2010, November 0). Contact Your Senators - Paycheck Fairness Vote Coming Up. Retrieved November 10, 2010, from National Organization for Women.
YWCA of Boston
Seamans, Larry (2010, September 21). Why Should Women Be Paid the Same as Men?. Retrieved November 10, 2010, from YWCA boston.

28 organizations opposed this bill

American Bakers Association
American Bakers Association (2010, September 21). Dear Leaders Reid and McConnell:. Retrieved November 10, 2010, from IMPA-HR.
American Hotel & Lodging Association
American Hotel & Lodging Association (2010, September 21). Dear Leaders Reid and McConnell:. Retrieved November 10, 2010, from IMPA-HR.
Americans for Tax Reform
Gribbon, Billy (2010, November 17). Anti-Employer, Pro-Trial Lawyer Legislation Fails in Senate . Retrieved November 22, 2010, from Americans for Tax Reform.
Associated Builders & Contractors
Associated Builders and Contractors (2010, September 21). Dear Leaders Reid and McConnell:. Retrieved November 10, 2010, from IMPA-HR.
Business Roundtable
Seidenberg, Ivan G. and James W. Owens (2010, June 21). Letter to Director Orszag on Policy Burdens Inhibiting Economic Growth. Retrieved November 22, 2010, from Business Roundtable.
College and University Professional Association for Human Resources
College and University Professional Association for Human Resources (2010, September 21). Dear Leaders Reid and McConnell:. Retrieved November 10, 2010, from IMPA-HR.
Emerson Climate Technologies
Dugosh, Tom (2010, November 9). Dear Senator Manchin:. Retrieved November 10, 2010, from Congress.org.
Food Marketing Institute
Food Marketing Institute (n.d.). PAYCHECK FAIRNESS ACT LOOMING IN THE SENATE : Ask Your Senators to Oppose S. 3772. Retrieved November 10, 2010, from Food Action.
HR Policy Association
HR Policy Association (2010, September 21). Dear Leaders Reid and McConnell:. Retrieved November 10, 2010, from IMPA-HR.
Independent Electrical Contractors
American Hotel & Lodging Association (2010, September 21). Dear Leaders Reid and McConnell:. Retrieved November 10, 2010, from IMPA-HR.
International Foodservice Distributors Association
International Foodservice Distributors Association (2010, September 21). Dear Leaders Reid and McConnell:. Retrieved November 10, 2010, from IMPA-HR.
International Franchise Association
International Franchise Association (2010, September 21). Dear Leaders Reid and McConnell:. Retrieved November 10, 2010, from IMPA-HR.
International Public Management Association for Human Resources
International Public Management Association for Human Resources (2010, September 21). Dear Leaders Reid and McConnell:. Retrieved November 10, 2010, from IMPA-HR.
National Association of Manufacturers
National Association of Manufacturers (2010, September 29). ManuFACTS: The Paycheck Fairness Act. Retrieved November 10, 2010, from NAM.
National Association of Wholesaler-Distributors
National Association of Wholesaler Distributors (2010, September 21). Dear Leaders Reid and McConnell:. Retrieved November 10, 2010, from IMPA-HR.
National Council of Chain Restaurants
National Council of Chain Restaurants (2010, September 21). Dear Leaders Reid and McConnell:. Retrieved November 10, 2010, from IMPA-HR.
National Council of Textile Organizations
National Council of Textile Organizations (2010, September 21). Dear Leaders Reid and McConnell:. Retrieved November 10, 2010, from IMPA-HR.
National Federation of Independent Business
National Federation of Independent Business (2010, September 21). Dear Leaders Reid and McConnell:. Retrieved November 10, 2010, from IMPA-HR.
National Public Employer Labor Relations Association
National Public Employer Labor Relations Association (2010, September 21). Dear Leaders Reid and McConnell:. Retrieved November 10, 2010, from IMPA-HR.
National Restaurant Association
National Restaurant Association (2010, September 21). Dear Leaders Reid and McConnell:. Retrieved November 10, 2010, from IMPA-HR.
National Retail Federation
National Retail Federation (2010, November 8). Senate Vote on S. 3772 (the " Paycheck Fairness Act") in November. Retrieved November 10, 2010, from NRF.
National Roofing Contractors Association
National Roofing Contractors Association (2010, September 21). Dear Leaders Reid and McConnell:. Retrieved November 10, 2010, from IMPA-HR.
National Small Business Association
McCracken, Todd O. (2010, October 14). Dear Majority Leader Reid and Minority Leader McConnell:. Retrieved November 10, 2010, from NSBA.
Printing Industries of America
Printing Industries of America (2010, September 21). Dear Leaders Reid and McConnell:. Retrieved November 10, 2010, from IMPA-HR.
Retail Industry Leaders Association
Retail Industry Leaders Association (2010, September 21). Dear Leaders Reid and McConnell:. Retrieved November 10, 2010, from IMPA-HR.
Small Business & Entrepreneurship Council
American Hotel & Lodging Association (2010, September 21). Dear Leaders Reid and McConnell:. Retrieved November 10, 2010, from IMPA-HR.
Society for Human Resource Management
Society for Human Resource Management (2010, September 21). Dear Leaders Reid and McConnell:. Retrieved November 10, 2010, from IMPA-HR.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
U.S. Chamber of Commerce (2010, September 21). Dear Leaders Reid and McConnell:. Retrieved November 10, 2010, from IMPA-HR.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 111th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2005 – December 31, 2010.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$128,003
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$677,727
John BarrassoRWY$0$130,008
Max BaucusDMT$0$535,044
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$0$237,680
Mark BegichDAK$0$402,906
Michael F. BennetDCO$1,500$604,879
Bob BennettRUT$0$190,101
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$188,089
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$128,700
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,558,471$987,950
Scott P. BrownRMA$0$505,613
Sherrod BrownDOH$127,716$559,694
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$10,250
Jim BunningRKY$0$41,700
Richard BurrRNC$0$721,540
Roland BurrisDIL$0$6,900
Maria CantwellDWA$181,718$550,885
Ben CardinDMD$159,653$428,529
Tom CarperDDE$0$208,070
Bob CaseyDPA$317,164$782,260
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$1,194,301
Tom CoburnROK$0$71,785
William Thad CochranRMS$0$186,800
Susan M. CollinsRME$137,120$814,960
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$132,542
Bob CorkerRTN$0$914,102
John CornynRTX$0$1,062,234
Mike CrapoRID$0$118,040
Jim DeMintRSC$1,000$356,002
Chris DoddDCT$1,000$352,700
Byron DorganDND$0$135,898
Dick DurbinDIL$0$896,653
John EnsignRNV$0$193,898
Mike EnziRWY$0$149,800
Russ FeingoldDWI$3,250$784,063
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$9,233$292,982
Al FrankenDMN$6,702$1,252,181
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,176,974$877,911
Carte GoodwinDWV$0$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$551,763
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$280,725
Judd GreggRNH$0$14,000
Kay R. HaganDNC$1,182,301$696,746
Tom HarkinDIA$2,250$500,245
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$320,973
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$500$346,841
Jim InhofeROK$0$231,591
Dan InouyeDHI$0$280,550
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$524,740
Mike JohannsRNE$0$336,672
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$171,450
Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
John F. KerryDMA$147,948$295,425
Amy KlobucharDMN$865,479$610,799
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$1,000$776,513
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$272,944$682,948
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$426,948
George LeMieuxRFL$0$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$4,650$115,985
Carl LevinDMI$0$569,872
Joe LiebermanICT$0$690,729
Blanche LincolnDAR$5,216$618,000
Dick LugarRIN$0$342,219
John McCainRAZ$0$352,377
Claire McCaskillDMO$3,917,824$426,081
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$1,374,675
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$953,472
Jeff MerkleyDOR$8,352$639,874
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$88,108$271,680
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$225,878
Patty MurrayDWA$455,906$658,239
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$376,334
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$250$518,032
Mark L. PryorDAR$1,400$311,750
John "Jack" ReedDRI$2,000$198,500
Harry ReidDNV$1,500$955,136
Jim RischRID$0$146,812
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$1,000$468,950
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$441,964
Bernie SandersIVT$250$142,122
Chuck SchumerDNY$1,475$675,160
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$395,326
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,887,484$618,696
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$243,916
Olympia J. SnoweRME$53,972$148,568
Arlen SpecterDPA$0$711,108
Debbie StabenowDMI$709,762$449,101
Jon TesterDMT$1,750$253,173
John ThuneRSD$0$486,309
Mark UdallDCO$1,500$932,632
Tom UdallDNM$4,000$726,136
David VitterRLA$0$436,210
George VoinovichROH$0$297,130
Mark R. WarnerDVA$250$1,227,196
Jim WebbDVA$148,222$424,247
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$153,650$295,330
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$677,964
Ron WydenDOR$1,000$212,149

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$128,003
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$677,727
John BarrassoRWY$0$130,008
Max BaucusDMT$0$535,044
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$0$237,680
Mark BegichDAK$0$402,906
Michael F. BennetDCO$1,500$604,879
Bob BennettRUT$0$190,101
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$188,089
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$128,700
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,558,471$987,950
Scott P. BrownRMA$0$505,613
Sherrod BrownDOH$127,716$559,694
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$10,250
Jim BunningRKY$0$41,700
Richard BurrRNC$0$721,540
Roland BurrisDIL$0$6,900
Maria CantwellDWA$181,718$550,885
Ben CardinDMD$159,653$428,529
Tom CarperDDE$0$208,070
Bob CaseyDPA$317,164$782,260
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$1,194,301
Tom CoburnROK$0$71,785
William Thad CochranRMS$0$186,800
Susan M. CollinsRME$137,120$814,960
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$132,542
Bob CorkerRTN$0$914,102
John CornynRTX$0$1,062,234
Mike CrapoRID$0$118,040
Jim DeMintRSC$1,000$356,002
Chris DoddDCT$1,000$352,700
Byron DorganDND$0$135,898
Dick DurbinDIL$0$896,653
John EnsignRNV$0$193,898
Mike EnziRWY$0$149,800
Russ FeingoldDWI$3,250$784,063
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$9,233$292,982
Al FrankenDMN$6,702$1,252,181
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$1,176,974$877,911
Carte GoodwinDWV$0$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$551,763
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$280,725
Judd GreggRNH$0$14,000
Kay R. HaganDNC$1,182,301$696,746
Tom HarkinDIA$2,250$500,245
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$320,973
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$500$346,841
Jim InhofeROK$0$231,591
Dan InouyeDHI$0$280,550
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$524,740
Mike JohannsRNE$0$336,672
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$171,450
Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
John F. KerryDMA$147,948$295,425
Amy KlobucharDMN$865,479$610,799
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$1,000$776,513
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$272,944$682,948
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$426,948
George LeMieuxRFL$0$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$4,650$115,985
Carl LevinDMI$0$569,872
Joe LiebermanICT$0$690,729
Blanche LincolnDAR$5,216$618,000
Dick LugarRIN$0$342,219
John McCainRAZ$0$352,377
Claire McCaskillDMO$3,917,824$426,081
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$1,374,675
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$953,472
Jeff MerkleyDOR$8,352$639,874
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$88,108$271,680
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$225,878
Patty MurrayDWA$455,906$658,239
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$376,334
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$250$518,032
Mark L. PryorDAR$1,400$311,750
John "Jack" ReedDRI$2,000$198,500
Harry ReidDNV$1,500$955,136
Jim RischRID$0$146,812
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$1,000$468,950
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$441,964
Bernie SandersIVT$250$142,122
Chuck SchumerDNY$1,475$675,160
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$395,326
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,887,484$618,696
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$243,916
Olympia J. SnoweRME$53,972$148,568
Arlen SpecterDPA$0$711,108
Debbie StabenowDMI$709,762$449,101
Jon TesterDMT$1,750$253,173
John ThuneRSD$0$486,309
Mark UdallDCO$1,500$932,632
Tom UdallDNM$4,000$726,136
David VitterRLA$0$436,210
George VoinovichROH$0$297,130
Mark R. WarnerDVA$250$1,227,196
Jim WebbDVA$148,222$424,247
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$153,650$295,330
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$677,964
Ron WydenDOR$1,000$212,149

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Women's issues$13,542,292
Human Rights$61,152

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Schools & colleges$10,146,064
Business services$8,693,789
Civil servant/public employee$5,625,853
Restaurants & drinking establishments$4,541,860
Industrial/commercial equipment & materials$2,505,604
Hotels & motels$2,396,357
Food and kindred products manufacturing$2,129,000
Food stores$1,950,865
Special trade contractors$1,352,940
Retail trade$961,707
Electrical contractors$864,551
Textiles & fabrics$860,543
Commercial printing & typesetting$837,412
Manufacturing$394,788
Food catering & food services$295,921
Chambers of commerce$272,278
Builders associations$271,875
Small business associations$270,612
General business associations$240,353
Wholesale trade$198,894
Fiscal & tax policy$60,075
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