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Date Legislation CWA Position Sort descending Result
Protecting the Right to Organize Act - Motion to Recommit
House proceeded with 10 minutes of debate on the Hern, Kevin (OK) motion to recommit with instructions. The instructions contained in the motion seek to require the bill to be reported back to the House with an amendment to forbid a labor organization from communicating with an employee regarding joining or supporting the labor organization if the employee is not authorized to work in the United States. CWA recommended a vote NO.
This legislation is bad for working people Failed
For the People Act
The For the People Act (H.R. 1) is essential to restoring political power to America's working families and ensuring that our democracy is truly of, by, and for the people. The bill aims to expand voting rights, get big money out of politics and reform our democratic institutions — all to make our democracy more inclusive. CWA recommended a YES vote.
This legislation is good for working people Passed
Protecting the Right to Organize Act
The Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act (H. R. 842) gives CWA members and all workers more power to win better wages, benefits, and working conditions. The PRO Act will protect strikers, make it easier for workers to join unions, prevent the misclassification of workers as independent contractors, deal a blow to "right-to-work" laws, and much more. CWA recommended a YES vote.
This legislation is good for working people Passed
Equality Act
The Equality Act (H.R. 5) extends all anti-discrimination protection to LGBTQ+ Americans in access to employment, housing, education, public accommodations, credit, jury service and the use of Federal funds and ensures that all workers in the country will have protection from being fired for their sexual orientation or gender identity. CWA recommended a YES vote.
This legislation is good for working people Passed
Paycheck Fairness Act
The Paycheck Fairness Act (H.R. 7) puts gender-based discrimination on equal footing with other forms of discrimination such as race, disability or age, giving employees the right to ask and know what their colleagues earn, without fear of retaliation from their employers. CWA recommended a YES vote.
This legislation is good for working people Passed
American Rescue Plan Act
The American Rescue Plan (H.R. 1319) provides $1.9 trillion to help working people recover from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The provisions in this bill provide crucial support to state and local governments, payroll support to prevent mass layoffs, funding to improve the distribution of vaccines, and assistance for families that are struggling financially. CWA recommended a YES vote.
This legislation is good for working people Passed
John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act
The John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act (H.R. 4) addresses racial discrimination in voting by restoring and strengthening the protections of the Voting Rights Act — provisions gutted by the U.S. Supreme Court in Shelby County v. Holder in 2013 and further weakened in Brnovich v. DNC earlier this year. CWA recommended a YES vote.
This legislation is good for working people Passed
Protecting the Right to Organize Act
The Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act (H. R. 2474) gives CWA members and all workers more power to win better wages, benefits, and working conditions. The PRO Act will protect strikers, make it easier for workers to join unions, prevent the misclassification of workers as independent contractors, deal a blow to "right-to-work" laws, and much more. CWA recommended a YES vote.
This legislation is good for working people Passed
Families First Coronavirus Response Act
The Families First Coronavirus Response Act (H.R. 6201) provides support for the health and economic security of America's workers, families, and businesses in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. The provisions in this bill provides workers emergency paid sick leave, authorizes temporary longer-term paid leave for workers, provides free coronavirus testing, and provides emergency unemployment compensation. CWA recommended a YES vote.
This legislation is good for working people Passed
Freedom to Vote: John R. Lewis Act
The Freedom to Vote: John R. Lewis Act (H.R. 5746) combines provisions from the Freedom to Vote Act and the John Lewis Voting Rights Advancement Act to prevent voter subversion while re-establishing and strengthening the protections of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. CWA recommended a YES vote.
This legislation is good for working people Passed
Build Back Better Act (BBB)
The Build Back Better Act (H.R. 1319) will create millions of good-paying jobs, enable more Americans to join and make historic investments in healthcare, childcare, housing, education, clean energy, and more -- and it is paid for by ensuring the wealthy and corporations pay their fair share of taxes. CWA recommended a YES vote.
This legislation is good for working people Passed
Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA)
The American Rescue Plan (H.R. 1319) provides $1.9 trillion to help working people recover from the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. The provisions in this bill provide crucial support to state and local governments, payroll support to prevent mass layoffs, funding to improve the distribution of vaccines, and assistance for families that are struggling financially. CWA recommended a YES vote.
This legislation is good for working people Passed
CARES Act
The Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) (H.R.748) was a significant first step towards providing relief for working families who were impacted by the pandemic. This much needed legislation provides economic support to America’s workers and families including an expansion of the unemployment insurance program, increased funding for schools, hospitals and state and local governments, and relief for the airline industry contingent on protection of worker rights.
This legislation is good for working people Passed
Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act
The Ending Forced Arbitration of Sexual Assault and Sexual Harassment Act amends the Federal Arbitration Act and gives individuals asserting sexual assault or sexual harassment claims under federal, state or tribal law the option to bring those claims in court even if they had agreed to arbitrate such disputes before the claims arose.
This legislation is good for working people Passed