H.R.5073: A Just Society: The Uplift Our Workers Act

Overview

The Uplift Workers Act (H.R. 5073) would direct “the Department of Labor (DoL) to create a ‘worker-friendly score’ for federal contracts. This “Score” would consider factors including, paid family leave, scheduling predictability, hourly wage, and union membership when grading contractors. Thereafter DoL is to provide all federal agencies with recommendations on how to evaluate these companies when making contracting decisions.

Our Stance

Support

Priority

High

Bill Number

H.R.5073

Date Introduced

November 13, 2019

Committee

House Education and Labor Committee

Bill Status

Introduced or Prefiled