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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9/29/2010Motion to proceed to consideration of measure withdrawn in Senate.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$114,003
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$413,977
John BarrassoRWY$0$92,529
Max BaucusDMT$0$365,847
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$0$236,840
Mark BegichDAK$0$212,353
Michael F. BennetDCO$1,500$604,879
Bob BennettRUT$0$186,501
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$166,256
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$59,275
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,320,096$869,975
Scott P. BrownRMA$0$505,613
Sherrod BrownDOH$127,716$512,344
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$10,250
Jim BunningRKY$0$36,050
Richard BurrRNC$0$678,740
Roland BurrisDIL$0$6,900
Maria CantwellDWA$181,718$538,835
Ben CardinDMD$159,653$417,704
Tom CarperDDE$0$195,270
Bob CaseyDPA$317,164$768,060
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$840,200
Tom CoburnROK$0$69,285
William Thad CochranRMS$0$119,400
Susan M. CollinsRME$77,154$531,880
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$130,042
Bob CorkerRTN$0$870,757
John CornynRTX$0$725,874
Mike CrapoRID$0$115,790
Jim DeMintRSC$500$297,070
Chris DoddDCT$1,000$322,850
Byron DorganDND$0$111,449
Dick DurbinDIL$0$600,839
John EnsignRNV$0$187,048
Mike EnziRWY$0$140,400
Russ FeingoldDWI$2,250$687,877
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$9,233$291,982
Al FrankenDMN$3,701$679,206
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$892,111$721,960
Carte GoodwinDWV$0$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$403,669
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$267,975
Judd GreggRNH$0$12,000
Kay R. HaganDNC$601,981$357,123
Tom HarkinDIA$1,250$322,595
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$310,123
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$250$301,191
Jim InhofeROK$0$160,908
Dan InouyeDHI$0$225,300
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$470,423
Mike JohannsRNE$0$243,410
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$105,550
Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
John F. KerryDMA$74,474$204,775
Amy KlobucharDMN$822,129$579,599
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$1,000$775,313
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$137,847$400,535
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$231,599
George LeMieuxRFL$0$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$4,650$104,235
Carl LevinDMI$0$298,211
Joe LiebermanICT$0$692,929
Blanche LincolnDAR$5,216$611,200
Dick LugarRIN$0$298,047
John McCainRAZ$0$352,377
Claire McCaskillDMO$3,917,324$422,081
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$926,287
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$806,512
Jeff MerkleyDOR$4,301$334,887
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$88,108$232,330
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$219,378
Patty MurrayDWA$455,906$584,139
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$371,234
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$250$509,982
Mark L. PryorDAR$700$209,850
John "Jack" ReedDRI$1,000$123,525
Harry ReidDNV$1,500$866,285
Jim RischRID$0$115,781
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$500$334,400
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$253,007
Bernie SandersIVT$250$142,122
Chuck SchumerDNY$1,475$670,560
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$248,713
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$958,921$329,073
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$210,516
Olympia J. SnoweRME$53,972$148,568
Arlen SpecterDPA$0$488,758
Debbie StabenowDMI$675,212$427,451
Jon TesterDMT$1,750$250,673
John ThuneRSD$0$416,165
Mark UdallDCO$750$506,591
Tom UdallDNM$2,500$387,868
David VitterRLA$0$382,460
George VoinovichROH$0$174,900
Mark R. WarnerDVA$250$705,098
Jim WebbDVA$148,222$421,297
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$153,650$291,730
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$432,847
Ron WydenDOR$1,000$198,549

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$114,003
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$0$413,977
John BarrassoRWY$0$92,529
Max BaucusDMT$0$365,847
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$0$236,840
Mark BegichDAK$0$212,353
Michael F. BennetDCO$1,500$604,879
Bob BennettRUT$0$186,501
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$166,256
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$59,275
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,320,096$869,975
Scott P. BrownRMA$0$505,613
Sherrod BrownDOH$127,716$512,344
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$10,250
Jim BunningRKY$0$36,050
Richard BurrRNC$0$678,740
Roland BurrisDIL$0$6,900
Maria CantwellDWA$181,718$538,835
Ben CardinDMD$159,653$417,704
Tom CarperDDE$0$195,270
Bob CaseyDPA$317,164$768,060
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$0$840,200
Tom CoburnROK$0$69,285
William Thad CochranRMS$0$119,400
Susan M. CollinsRME$77,154$531,880
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$130,042
Bob CorkerRTN$0$870,757
John CornynRTX$0$725,874
Mike CrapoRID$0$115,790
Jim DeMintRSC$500$297,070
Chris DoddDCT$1,000$322,850
Byron DorganDND$0$111,449
Dick DurbinDIL$0$600,839
John EnsignRNV$0$187,048
Mike EnziRWY$0$140,400
Russ FeingoldDWI$2,250$687,877
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$9,233$291,982
Al FrankenDMN$3,701$679,206
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$892,111$721,960
Carte GoodwinDWV$0$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$0$403,669
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$267,975
Judd GreggRNH$0$12,000
Kay R. HaganDNC$601,981$357,123
Tom HarkinDIA$1,250$322,595
Orrin G. HatchRUT$0$310,123
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$250$301,191
Jim InhofeROK$0$160,908
Dan InouyeDHI$0$225,300
Johnny IsaksonRGA$0$470,423
Mike JohannsRNE$0$243,410
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$105,550
Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
John F. KerryDMA$74,474$204,775
Amy KlobucharDMN$822,129$579,599
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$1,000$775,313
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$137,847$400,535
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$231,599
George LeMieuxRFL$0$0
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$4,650$104,235
Carl LevinDMI$0$298,211
Joe LiebermanICT$0$692,929
Blanche LincolnDAR$5,216$611,200
Dick LugarRIN$0$298,047
John McCainRAZ$0$352,377
Claire McCaskillDMO$3,917,324$422,081
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$0$926,287
Bob MenéndezDNJ$0$806,512
Jeff MerkleyDOR$4,301$334,887
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$88,108$232,330
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$219,378
Patty MurrayDWA$455,906$584,139
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$0$371,234
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$250$509,982
Mark L. PryorDAR$700$209,850
John "Jack" ReedDRI$1,000$123,525
Harry ReidDNV$1,500$866,285
Jim RischRID$0$115,781
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$500$334,400
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$253,007
Bernie SandersIVT$250$142,122
Chuck SchumerDNY$1,475$670,560
Jeff SessionsRAL$0$248,713
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$958,921$329,073
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$0$210,516
Olympia J. SnoweRME$53,972$148,568
Arlen SpecterDPA$0$488,758
Debbie StabenowDMI$675,212$427,451
Jon TesterDMT$1,750$250,673
John ThuneRSD$0$416,165
Mark UdallDCO$750$506,591
Tom UdallDNM$2,500$387,868
David VitterRLA$0$382,460
George VoinovichROH$0$174,900
Mark R. WarnerDVA$250$705,098
Jim WebbDVA$148,222$421,297
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$153,650$291,730
Roger F. WickerRMS$0$432,847
Ron WydenDOR$1,000$198,549

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Women's issues$11,168,383
Human Rights$41,751

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Schools & colleges$7,532,324
Business services$6,472,546
Civil servant/public employee$4,243,362
Restaurants & drinking establishments$3,900,060
Industrial/commercial equipment & materials$2,096,982
Hotels & motels$1,920,600
Food and kindred products manufacturing$1,898,197
Food stores$1,609,082
Special trade contractors$1,028,340
Retail trade$883,027
Electrical contractors$719,521
Textiles & fabrics$637,753
Commercial printing & typesetting$600,421
Manufacturing$312,139
Builders associations$268,125
Small business associations$266,612
Food catering & food services$257,045
General business associations$231,253
Chambers of commerce$216,274
Wholesale trade$162,326
Fiscal & tax policy$52,825
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