Labor Scorecard : Wisconsin : Ron Kind

Rep. Ron Kind's Labor Scorecard

Democrat - Wisconsin

Overall Grade: D

Overall Voting %: 20%

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X RC 73: Amendment in the nature of a substitute sought to reauthorize the Workforce Investment Act in such a way that workers can be assured of obtaining jobs and building careers through strategic partnerships and that businesses are more easily enabled to identify and hire qualified personnel in order to further facilitate the economic recovery.
RC 567: Prohibits the Secretary of Labor from prescribing any regulation under the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA) defining the circumstances under which an individual is considered a fiduciary until 60 days after the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) issues a final rule governing standards of conduct for brokers and dealers under specified law.
RC 565: Amendment sought to authorize the Department of Labor to issue a rule that would broaden the definition of fiduciary on investment advisers to employee retirement plans and individual retirement accounts. Industry experts argue that the rule may drive brokers out of the retirement business and limit advice options for low-income investors.
X RC 441: On agreeing to the Amendment that sought to exempt certain regulations from accountability and transparency provisions in H.R. 367.
X RC 44: To eliminate the 2013 statutory pay adjustment for Federal employees
X RC 436: To provide limitations on bonuses for Federal employees during sequestration, to provide for investigative leave requirements for members of the Senior Executive Service, to establish certain procedures for conducting in-person or telephonic interactions by Executive branch employees with individuals, and for other purposes.
X RC 414: To provide an extension of Federal-aid highway, highway safety, motor carrier safety, transit, and other programs funded out of the Highway Trust Fund, and for other purposes.
X RC 407: The amendment does not allow funds to be used to deny security clearances to civilian employees of the Department of Defense because of a “furlough caused by sequestration.”
X RC 295: On Agreeing to the Amendment No. 20 of the Transportation, Housing and Urban Development, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2015, which prohibits the use of funds to pay a Federal employee for any period of time during which such employee is using official time under section 7131 of title 5, United States Code.
X RC 235: On agreeing to the amendment No. 15 of the National Defense Authorization Act of FY 2015, which creates a moratorium on the insourcing of previously contracted activities within DOD.
X RC 225: Amendment sought to modify the temporary suspension of public-private competitions for conversion of Department of Defense functions to contractor performance and permit the Secretary of Defense to exempt existing public-private partnerships from the OMB Budget Circular A-76 process.
X RC 191: Prohibits funds made available by the Act to be used to implement, administer, or enforce the prevailing wage requirements in the Davis-Bacon Act.
X RC 137: To amend the Fair Labor Standards Act of 1938 to provide compensatory time for employees in the private sector
RC 135: Amendment adds a new section 5 requiring GAO to submit a report to Congress on the usage of compensatory time allowed under the Act and which details any complaints filed or any enforcement actions taken for alleged violations of the Act.
X RC 101: On passage of Preventing Greater Uncertainty in Labor-Management Relations Act: To prohibit the National Labor Relations Board from taking any action that requires a quorum of the members of the Board until such time as Board constituting a quorum shall have been confirmed by the Senate, the Supreme Court issues a decision on the constitutionality of the appointments to the Board made in January 2012, or the adjournment sine die of the first session of the 113th Congress.