Report: House to vote again on coronavirus paid leave bill due to 'technical changes'

HR Dive | March 16, 2020

The U.S. House of Representatives will need to vote once more on its emergency coronavirus bill due to unspecified, "agreed-upon 'technical' changes" to that bill, Roll Call reported. The development may allow small businesses to lobby for additional changes to the bill before the U.S. Senate votes on it, per the report. Some small businesses are reportedly "unhappy" with provisions in the bill that offer up to 12 weeks of paid leave for workers, Roll Call said. A spokesperson for the House Committee on Education and Labor told HR Dive that generally, technical changes are approved through "a simple unanimous consent request," but did not offer further details about the changes.

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NewCo Capital Group, LLC | January 17, 2022

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CrossCountry Consulting | April 27, 2022

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MiaRec | March 10, 2022

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