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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9/29/2010Motion to proceed to consideration of measure withdrawn in Senate.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! Read more: http://www.momsrising.org/blog/urgent-the-senate-is-voting-tomorrow-many-arent-decided-yet/#ixzz163uuJQr3. 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$117,853
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$405,777
John BarrassoRWY$0$97,679
Max BaucusDMT$0$358,632
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$0$206,240
Mark BegichDAK$250$163,334
Michael BennetDCO$1,000$557,729
Bob BennettRUT$0$181,423
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$129,040
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$47,375
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,154,692$762,264
Scott BrownRMA$0$450,718
Sherrod BrownDOH$179,359$528,971
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$11,000
Jim BunningRKY$0$28,900
Richard BurrRNC$0$637,578
Roland BurrisDIL$0$11,550
Maria CantwellDWA$174,685$508,634
Ben CardinDMD$182,855$367,804
Tom CarperDDE$0$181,520
Bob CaseyDPA$328,414$676,660
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$787,117
Tom CoburnROK$0$77,835
William Thad CochranRMS$0$120,650
Susan CollinsRME$77,829$519,581
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$120,367
Bob CorkerRTN$0$745,310
John CornynRTX$0$680,849
Mike CrapoRID$0$123,940
Jim DeMintRSC$500$261,505
Chris DoddDCT$0$292,100
Byron DorganDND$0$123,450
Dick DurbinDIL$0$574,096
John EnsignRNV$0$160,648
Mike EnziRWY$0$150,650
Russ FeingoldDWI$2,250$643,802
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$3,400$260,698
Alan FrankenDMN$700$509,447
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$829,268$661,036
Carte GoodwinDWV$0$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$382,948
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$259,875
Judd GreggRNH$0$11,250
Kay HaganDNC$476,949$191,024
Tom HarkinDIA$250$335,145
Orrin HatchRUT$0$299,979
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$250$300,091
Jim InhofeROK$0$157,964
Dan InouyeDHI$0$243,550
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$451,423
Mike JohannsRNE$0$231,210
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$85,250
Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
John KerryDMA$57,274$240,745
Amy KlobucharDMN$796,931$541,033
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$1,000$685,249
Mary LandrieuDLA$118,081$402,525
Frank LautenbergDNJ$0$220,333
George LeMieuxRFL$0$0
Patrick LeahyDVT$800$100,135
Carl LevinDMI$0$277,383
Joe LiebermanICT$0$706,229
Blanche LincolnDAR$416$601,680
Dick LugarRIN$0$283,447
John McCainRAZ$0$303,250
Claire McCaskillDMO$928,669$387,253
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$903,937
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$709,412
Jeff MerkleyDOR$2,301$274,779
Barbara MikulskiDMD$83,542$217,714
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$219,403
Patty MurrayDWA$450,464$557,263
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$360,134
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$250$463,582
Mark PryorDAR$700$202,800
John "Jack" ReedDRI$1,000$123,425
Harry ReidDNV$300$827,085
Jim RischRID$0$111,531
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$307,100
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$209,350
Bernie SandersIVT$0$122,776
Chuck SchumerDNY$1,475$647,510
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$235,513
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$799,904$272,953
Richard ShelbyRAL$0$214,891
Olympia SnoweRME$50,047$146,896
Arlen SpecterDPA$0$481,260
Debbie StabenowDMI$648,214$406,460
Jon TesterDMT$1,250$210,203
John ThuneRSD$0$369,165
Mark UdallDCO$500$477,291
Tom UdallDNM$2,500$290,967
David VitterRLA$0$370,460
George VoinovichROH$0$169,950
Mark WarnerDVA$250$611,783
Jim WebbDVA$145,511$302,447
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$161,350$228,332
Roger WickerRMS$0$415,647
Ron WydenDOR$1,000$238,999

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$117,853
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$405,777
John BarrassoRWY$0$97,679
Max BaucusDMT$0$358,632
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$0$206,240
Mark BegichDAK$250$163,334
Michael BennetDCO$1,000$557,729
Bob BennettRUT$0$181,423
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$129,040
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$47,375
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,154,692$762,264
Scott BrownRMA$0$450,718
Sherrod BrownDOH$179,359$528,971
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$11,000
Jim BunningRKY$0$28,900
Richard BurrRNC$0$637,578
Roland BurrisDIL$0$11,550
Maria CantwellDWA$174,685$508,634
Ben CardinDMD$182,855$367,804
Tom CarperDDE$0$181,520
Bob CaseyDPA$328,414$676,660
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$787,117
Tom CoburnROK$0$77,835
William Thad CochranRMS$0$120,650
Susan CollinsRME$77,829$519,581
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$120,367
Bob CorkerRTN$0$745,310
John CornynRTX$0$680,849
Mike CrapoRID$0$123,940
Jim DeMintRSC$500$261,505
Chris DoddDCT$0$292,100
Byron DorganDND$0$123,450
Dick DurbinDIL$0$574,096
John EnsignRNV$0$160,648
Mike EnziRWY$0$150,650
Russ FeingoldDWI$2,250$643,802
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$3,400$260,698
Alan FrankenDMN$700$509,447
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$829,268$661,036
Carte GoodwinDWV$0$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$382,948
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$259,875
Judd GreggRNH$0$11,250
Kay HaganDNC$476,949$191,024
Tom HarkinDIA$250$335,145
Orrin HatchRUT$0$299,979
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$250$300,091
Jim InhofeROK$0$157,964
Dan InouyeDHI$0$243,550
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$451,423
Mike JohannsRNE$0$231,210
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$85,250
Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
John KerryDMA$57,274$240,745
Amy KlobucharDMN$796,931$541,033
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$1,000$685,249
Mary LandrieuDLA$118,081$402,525
Frank LautenbergDNJ$0$220,333
George LeMieuxRFL$0$0
Patrick LeahyDVT$800$100,135
Carl LevinDMI$0$277,383
Joe LiebermanICT$0$706,229
Blanche LincolnDAR$416$601,680
Dick LugarRIN$0$283,447
John McCainRAZ$0$303,250
Claire McCaskillDMO$928,669$387,253
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$903,937
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$709,412
Jeff MerkleyDOR$2,301$274,779
Barbara MikulskiDMD$83,542$217,714
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$219,403
Patty MurrayDWA$450,464$557,263
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$360,134
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$250$463,582
Mark PryorDAR$700$202,800
John "Jack" ReedDRI$1,000$123,425
Harry ReidDNV$300$827,085
Jim RischRID$0$111,531
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$0$307,100
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$209,350
Bernie SandersIVT$0$122,776
Chuck SchumerDNY$1,475$647,510
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$235,513
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$799,904$272,953
Richard ShelbyRAL$0$214,891
Olympia SnoweRME$50,047$146,896
Arlen SpecterDPA$0$481,260
Debbie StabenowDMI$648,214$406,460
Jon TesterDMT$1,250$210,203
John ThuneRSD$0$369,165
Mark UdallDCO$500$477,291
Tom UdallDNM$2,500$290,967
David VitterRLA$0$370,460
George VoinovichROH$0$169,950
Mark WarnerDVA$250$611,783
Jim WebbDVA$145,511$302,447
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$161,350$228,332
Roger WickerRMS$0$415,647
Ron WydenDOR$1,000$238,999

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Women's issues$7,635,530
Human Rights$30,850

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Schools & colleges$6,745,674
Business services$6,082,526
Civil servant/public employee$3,945,610
Restaurants & drinking establishments$3,383,194
Industrial/commercial equipment & materials$2,348,962
Hotels & motels$1,834,120
Food and kindred products manufacturing$1,785,188
Food stores$1,487,584
Retail trade$868,477
Special trade contractors$823,335
Electrical contractors$641,441
Commercial printing & typesetting$528,785
Textiles & fabrics$491,718
Small business associations$326,862
General business associations$322,553
Builders associations$261,125
Chambers of commerce$205,589
Food catering & food services$195,985
Manufacturing$195,490
Wholesale trade$135,358
Fiscal & tax policy$34,175
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