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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9/29/2010Motion to proceed to consideration of measure withdrawn in Senate.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
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

6 Organizations Supported and 27 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Paycheck Fairness Act

6 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 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 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.

27 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 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$17,400$88,353
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$10,200$250,277
John BarrassoRWY$2,000$74,979
Max BaucusDMT$151,600$321,994
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$9,252$119,000
Mark BegichDAK$290,890$86,262
Michael BennetDCO$204,281$254,211
Bob BennettRUT$0$161,673
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$47,000$83,466
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$35,275
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,864,243$310,140
Scott BrownRMA$250$336,628
Sherrod BrownDOH$472,533$206,514
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$10,000
Jim BunningRKY$2,500$19,350
Richard BurrRNC$17,575$567,353
Roland BurrisDIL$0$14,550
Maria CantwellDWA$279,987$269,596
Ben CardinDMD$305,063$176,250
Tom CarperDDE$77,400$152,780
Bob CaseyDPA$732,145$325,505
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$7,300$720,749
Tom CoburnROK$0$71,735
William Thad CochranRMS$0$95,400
Susan CollinsRME$82,829$440,750
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$91,100$89,350
Bob CorkerRTN$12,900$573,228
John CornynRTX$5,750$555,324
Mike CrapoRID$0$114,910
Jim DeMintRSC$1,750$249,343
Chris DoddDCT$28,700$215,700
Byron DorganDND$2,100$94,050
Dick DurbinDIL$228,950$327,100
John EnsignRNV$-1,000$146,598
Mike EnziRWY$1,000$140,150
Russ FeingoldDWI$344,312$170,621
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$181,235$169,839
Alan FrankenDMN$1,030,590$230,823
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$1,247,519$442,970
Carte GoodwinDWV$0$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$1,500$333,381
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$229,825
Judd GreggRNH$0$11,250
Kay HaganDNC$2,278,977$80,000
Tom HarkinDIA$91,350$206,645
Orrin HatchRUT$0$262,579
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$1,250$210,541
Jim InhofeROK$7,350$131,563
Dan InouyeDHI$1,000$174,550
Johnny IsaksonRGA$250$384,223
Mike JohannsRNE$4,500$213,310
Tim JohnsonDSD$285,569$68,650
Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
John KerryDMA$368,434$160,406
Amy KlobucharDMN$969,762$355,283
Herb KohlDWI$7,228$0
Jon KylRAZ$6,000$584,043
Mary LandrieuDLA$303,647$250,302
Frank LautenbergDNJ$348,475$156,733
George LeMieuxRFL$0$0
Patrick LeahyDVT$80,875$69,435
Carl LevinDMI$198,547$135,233
Joe LiebermanICT$181,456$499,010
Blanche LincolnDAR$52,882$479,214
Dick LugarRIN$0$208,749
John McCainRAZ$0$220,765
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,250,717$188,022
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$7,250$710,149
Bob MenéndezDNJ$203,500$536,476
Jeff MerkleyDOR$481,007$130,805
Barbara MikulskiDMD$86,342$134,340
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$182,453
Patty MurrayDWA$628,187$284,475
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$76,800$334,006
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$350,576$314,398
Mark PryorDAR$45,600$174,350
John "Jack" ReedDRI$51,150$80,250
Harry ReidDNV$181,170$567,085
Jim RischRID$2,000$101,217
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$4,600$265,350
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$53,200$127,450
Bernie SandersIVT$388,311$41,348
Chuck SchumerDNY$74,225$525,835
Jeff SessionsRAL$3,500$168,803
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,298,216$132,542
Richard ShelbyRAL$0$170,266
Olympia SnoweRME$50,147$126,643
Arlen SpecterDPA$19,350$261,100
Debbie StabenowDMI$851,645$189,991
Jon TesterDMT$372,480$97,951
John ThuneRSD$7,883$329,788
Mark UdallDCO$530,766$295,425
Tom UdallDNM$463,682$166,260
David VitterRLA$0$325,160
George VoinovichROH$-100$152,370
Mark WarnerDVA$1,228,851$416,003
Jim WebbDVA$799,277$120,851
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$356,786$126,422
Roger WickerRMS$2,500$343,150
Ron WydenDOR$11,600$177,650

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$17,400$88,353
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$10,200$250,277
John BarrassoRWY$2,000$74,979
Max BaucusDMT$151,600$321,994
Birch "Evan" BayhDIN$9,252$119,000
Mark BegichDAK$290,890$86,262
Michael BennetDCO$204,281$254,211
Bob BennettRUT$0$161,673
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$47,000$83,466
Christopher "Kit" BondRMO$0$35,275
Barbara BoxerDCA$1,864,243$310,140
Scott BrownRMA$250$336,628
Sherrod BrownDOH$472,533$206,514
Sam BrownbackRKS$0$10,000
Jim BunningRKY$2,500$19,350
Richard BurrRNC$17,575$567,353
Roland BurrisDIL$0$14,550
Maria CantwellDWA$279,987$269,596
Ben CardinDMD$305,063$176,250
Tom CarperDDE$77,400$152,780
Bob CaseyDPA$732,145$325,505
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$7,300$720,749
Tom CoburnROK$0$71,735
William Thad CochranRMS$0$95,400
Susan CollinsRME$82,829$440,750
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$91,100$89,350
Bob CorkerRTN$12,900$573,228
John CornynRTX$5,750$555,324
Mike CrapoRID$0$114,910
Jim DeMintRSC$1,750$249,343
Chris DoddDCT$28,700$215,700
Byron DorganDND$2,100$94,050
Dick DurbinDIL$228,950$327,100
John EnsignRNV$-1,000$146,598
Mike EnziRWY$1,000$140,150
Russ FeingoldDWI$344,312$170,621
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$181,235$169,839
Alan FrankenDMN$1,030,590$230,823
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$1,247,519$442,970
Carte GoodwinDWV$0$0
Lindsey GrahamRSC$1,500$333,381
Chuck GrassleyRIA$0$229,825
Judd GreggRNH$0$11,250
Kay HaganDNC$2,278,977$80,000
Tom HarkinDIA$91,350$206,645
Orrin HatchRUT$0$262,579
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$1,250$210,541
Jim InhofeROK$7,350$131,563
Dan InouyeDHI$1,000$174,550
Johnny IsaksonRGA$250$384,223
Mike JohannsRNE$4,500$213,310
Tim JohnsonDSD$285,569$68,650
Ted KaufmanDDE$0$0
John KerryDMA$368,434$160,406
Amy KlobucharDMN$969,762$355,283
Herb KohlDWI$7,228$0
Jon KylRAZ$6,000$584,043
Mary LandrieuDLA$303,647$250,302
Frank LautenbergDNJ$348,475$156,733
George LeMieuxRFL$0$0
Patrick LeahyDVT$80,875$69,435
Carl LevinDMI$198,547$135,233
Joe LiebermanICT$181,456$499,010
Blanche LincolnDAR$52,882$479,214
Dick LugarRIN$0$208,749
John McCainRAZ$0$220,765
Claire McCaskillDMO$1,250,717$188,022
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$7,250$710,149
Bob MenéndezDNJ$203,500$536,476
Jeff MerkleyDOR$481,007$130,805
Barbara MikulskiDMD$86,342$134,340
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$182,453
Patty MurrayDWA$628,187$284,475
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$76,800$334,006
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$350,576$314,398
Mark PryorDAR$45,600$174,350
John "Jack" ReedDRI$51,150$80,250
Harry ReidDNV$181,170$567,085
Jim RischRID$2,000$101,217
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$4,600$265,350
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$53,200$127,450
Bernie SandersIVT$388,311$41,348
Chuck SchumerDNY$74,225$525,835
Jeff SessionsRAL$3,500$168,803
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$1,298,216$132,542
Richard ShelbyRAL$0$170,266
Olympia SnoweRME$50,147$126,643
Arlen SpecterDPA$19,350$261,100
Debbie StabenowDMI$851,645$189,991
Jon TesterDMT$372,480$97,951
John ThuneRSD$7,883$329,788
Mark UdallDCO$530,766$295,425
Tom UdallDNM$463,682$166,260
David VitterRLA$0$325,160
George VoinovichROH$-100$152,370
Mark WarnerDVA$1,228,851$416,003
Jim WebbDVA$799,277$120,851
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$356,786$126,422
Roger WickerRMS$2,500$343,150
Ron WydenDOR$11,600$177,650

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Democratic/Liberal$15,048,736
Women's issues$7,635,530
Wholesale trade$135,358

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Business services$6,082,526
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
State & local govt employee unions$546,198
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
Pro-business associations$73,563
Fiscal & tax policy$34,175
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