S.1112 - A bill to eliminate the exemption for Congress or for the United States from the application of certain provisions of Federal law relating to employment, privacy, and social security, and for other purposes.96th Congress (1979-1980)
Summary: S.1112 — 96th Congress (1979-1980)
Introduced in Senate (05/10/1979)
Amends the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Equal Employment Opportunity Act of 1972 to extend to all units of the legislative branch of the Federal Government the prohibition against discrimination in employment which now applies only to those units of the legislative branch having positions in the competitive civil service.
Amends the National Labor Relations Act to include the United States and the legislative branch of the Federal Government as employers subject to the prohibition against unfair labor practices declared in that Act.
Extends the coverage of the Fair Labor Standards Act to the employees of any unit of the legislative branch of the Federal Government whether a unit has positions in the competitive civil service or not.
Includes the United States and the legislative branch of the Federal Government within the definition of the term "employer" in the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970.
Applies the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act and the Privacy Act to the legislative branch.
Repeals the exemption of the Vice President, Members of Congress, and legislative branch employees from the social security taxing and benefit provisions.