Requires the Secretary of Labor to maintain a publicly available list of all employers that relocate a call center overseas. Makes companies that employ overseas call centers ineligible for Federal grants or guaranteed loans. Mandates disclosure of the physical location of business agents engaging in customer service communications. Provides U.S. consumers with the right to be transferred to a customer service agent located in the United States.
- Not enactedThe President has not signed this bill
- The senate has not voted
- The house has not voted
Committee on Armed ServicesCommittee on Education and LaborWorkforce ProtectionsCommittee on Energy and CommerceConsumer Protection and CommerceCommittee on Oversight and ReformIntroducedAugust 1st, 2013
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What is House Bill H.R. 2909?
Cost of House Bill H.R. 2909
-The Senate bill, S. 1565, is identical.
-The bill also states that civilian and defense-related government contractors would give preference to U.S. employers who do not appear on the overseas call center list.