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      house Committees
      House Committee on Education and the Workforce
      Workforce Protections
      Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions
    IntroducedDecember 4th, 2013

What is it?

This bill would establish the National Commission on Employment and Economic Security. The Commission would study employment and economic insecurity in the United States workforce. More details about its function are provided below. 

Impact

The bill impacts the ways and means by which the federal government assesses the various psychological rigors associated with unemployment and job stress.

Cost

A CBO cost is unavailable.

More Information

In Detail:

According to the bill's full text, the Commission would:

1) examine the issues of economic and psychological insecurity of members of the United States workforce caused by employment displacement;

(2) gather data on the relationship between psychological stress caused by employment insecurity and economic insecurity, the increase in mental health disorders including clinical depression and anxiety in the United States, and increased violence by employees and former employees in the workplace and in their private lives;

(3)  analyze the psychological impact of increased workplace responsibilities and stress on current workers due to downsizing, and the role of workplace flexibility policies in alleviating stress on these remaining workers;

(4) examine the economic and psychological effects of the decreasing number of well-paid jobs on members of the United States workforce and their families;

(5) analyze whether measures may be taken to reduce said economic and psychological effects; and

(6) recommend potential solutions, including recommendations for legislative and administrative action, to alleviate the problems of economic and psychological insecurity of members of the United States workforce.

AKA

National Commission on Employment and Economic Security Act

Official Title

To establish a commission to study employment and economic insecurity in the United States workforce.