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house Bill H.R. 1588

Common Sense English Act

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      house Committees
      Committee on Education and Labor
      Workforce Protections
    IntroducedMarch 18th, 2009

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Common Sense English Act

Official Title

To ensure that an employer has the freedom to implement English in the workplace policies.


Common Sense English Act - Amends the Civil Rights Act of 1964 to declare that, notwithstanding any other equal employment opportunity provisions of the Act, it is not an unlawful employment practice for an employer to require employees to speak English while engaged in work.

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