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  • Latest Action: Nov 17, 2010 Cloture on the motion to proceed to the bill not invoked in Senate by Yea-Nay Vote. 58 - 41. Record Vote Number: 249.

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  • This bill's most-recent vote occurred on November 17, 2010, with a roll call of 58 ayes, 41 nays, and 1 not voting.

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  • 48% of users support S.3772

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    • American Association of University Women

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    • National Organization for Women

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    • National Association of Manufacturers

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    • On November 11, 2010, by Kllian - If enacted, the bill would: • significantly restrict the factors HR professionals use to compensate their employees, • authorize the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Department of Labor to collect wage information from employers of all sizes, and • encourage employees to publicly disclose their colleagues' wages.

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      As noted by Kllian, a user on OpenCongress.org, on November 11, 2010, "If enacted, the bill would: • significantly restrict the factors HR professionals use to compensate their employees, • authorize the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission and the Department of Labor to collect wage information from employers of all sizes, and • encourage employees to publicly disclose their colleagues' wages. "

    Highly Rated Blog Articles

    • To the Grassroots: Thanks for Your Hard Work! « Liberty Central ... - December 20, 2010 by Liberty Central: Equipping Citizens to... - On November 17, however, the Senate voted against breaking the filibuster on S. 3772, by a final count of 58-41. This is a WIN for small businesses and job creation. Federal Spending: For the first time since the adoption of the modern ...

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      As noted by Liberty Central: Equipping Citizens to... on December 20, 2010, "On November 17, however, the Senate voted against breaking the filibuster on S. 3772, by a final count of 58-41. This is a WIN for small businesses and job creation. Federal Spending: For the first time since the adoption of the modern ..." (http://www.libertycentral.org/to-the-grassroots-thanks-for-your-hard-work-2010-12)
    • Legislative Vigilance: Legislative Update for December 14, 2010 ... - December 13, 2010 by Legislative Vigilance - Harry Reid, the Paycheck Fairness Act (S. 3772) (PFA) would amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 and the Equal Pay Act of 1963 (EPA) in the following ways: Allows for unlimited compensatory and punitive damages to be granted, ...

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      As noted by Legislative Vigilance on December 13, 2010, "Harry Reid, the Paycheck Fairness Act (S. 3772) (PFA) would amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 and the Equal Pay Act of 1963 (EPA) in the following ways: Allows for unlimited compensatory and punitive damages to be granted, ..." (http://legislativevigilance.blogspot.com/2010/12/legislative-update-for-december-14-2010.html)
    • Ideas, Observations, & Mental Machinations: Senator Joe Manchin ... - December 09, 2010 by Ideas, Observations, & Mental Machinations - Record Vote Number 249 was a vote on a Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to S. 3772, or limit debate, on, the Paycheck Fairness Act. This is a bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective ...

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      As noted by Ideas, Observations, & Mental Machinations on December 09, 2010, "Record Vote Number 249 was a vote on a Motion to Invoke Cloture on the Motion to Proceed to S. 3772, or limit debate, on, the Paycheck Fairness Act. This is a bill to amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide more effective ..." (http://ideas-observations--mentalmachinati.blogspot.com/2010/12/senator-joe-manchin-hes-no-rubberstamp.html)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • The Paycheck Unfairness Act - November 18, 2010 by Canada Free Press - ...Act (PFA) in the lame duck session. We don’t need this: it’s a job killer, not a job creator. The Paycheck Fairness Act (S.3772) would amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 and the Equal Pay Act of 1963. Those laws have produced fair results fo

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      As noted by Canada Free Press on November 18, 2010, "...Act (PFA) in the lame duck session. We don’t need this: it’s a job killer, not a job creator. The Paycheck Fairness Act (S.3772) would amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 and the Equal Pay Act of 1963. Those laws have produced fair results fo" (http://canadafreepress.com/index.php/article/30134)
    • Todays Inbox: Why would women vote for Grassley? - November 18, 2010 by Des Moines Register - ...Moines Register editorial board endorsed him for re-election over Roxanne Conlin. My guess is Conlin would have voted yes to S.3772, as did Sen. Tom Harkin. During the recent campaign season, my antenna went up when Grassley refused to address candidate

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      As noted by Des Moines Register on November 18, 2010, "...Moines Register editorial board endorsed him for re-election over Roxanne Conlin. My guess is Conlin would have voted yes to S.3772, as did Sen. Tom Harkin. During the recent campaign season, my antenna went up when Grassley refused to address candidate" (http://www.desmoinesregister.com/article/20101119/OPINION04/101119002/1035/)
    • Pay equity doesn’t kill jobs - November 16, 2010 by Lompoc Record - ...the U.S. Senate will bring to the floor the Paycheck Fairness Act, S. 3772. Two years ago, the House passed this bill but then it was stalled in the Senate. Fortunately, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid filed a petition of cloture to force consideratio

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      As noted by Lompoc Record on November 16, 2010, "...the U.S. Senate will bring to the floor the Paycheck Fairness Act, S. 3772. Two years ago, the House passed this bill but then it was stalled in the Senate. Fortunately, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid filed a petition of cloture to force consideratio" (http://www.lompocrecord.com/news/opinion/editorial/article_212b9b74-f1cb-11df-904e-001cc4c002e0.html)
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