This is a significant bill passed by the Democrats in the House today. It restores and expands an Obama EO, repealed by Trump, that provided a means for women facing sexual harassment in the workplace to get remedial action. This bill not only applies to workplace harassment, it also gives consumers a more level playing field in legal complaints against damaging business practices. The House just passed a bill that would give millions of workers the right to sue their boss The roll call vote on FAIR Act - 2 Repubicans voted "Aye", 183 Republicans voted "No" As a reminder, these are other major bills passed by the House this year and supported by a significant majority of American voters. HR 1 — For the People Act of 2019 (protect voting rights and also includes campaign finance reform and ethics reform) HR 5 — Equality Act (civil rights and equal protection under the law for LGBTQ Americans) HR 7 — Paycheck Fairness Act (pay equity for women) HR 8 — Bipartisan Background Checks Act of 2019 (universal background check) HR 9 — Climate Action Now Act (rejoin Paris Climate Agreement) HR 1644 — Save the Internet Act of 2019 (restores "net neutrality") HR 1500 — Consumers First Act (restore the enforcement powers of the Consumer Finance Protection Board that provides $billions in restitution to consumers victimized by banking fraud and other illegal practices) HR 986 — Protecting Americans with Preexisting Conditions Act of 2019 (to prevent insurers from denying affordable coverage to people with preexisting conditions as would happen if Trump/Republican attack of the ACA is upheld). HR 987 — Strengthening Health Care and Lowering Prescription Drug Costs Act (minor "fixes" to the ACA to overrule Trump's attempt to gut the law as well as to lower prescription drug prices) HR 2820 - Dream Act of 2019 (provides permanent legal status and pathway to citizenship for DACA kids) Coming in the next week or two, three significant gun control bills: H.R. 1236, the "Extreme Risk Protection Order Act of 2019 (provide grants to help state, tribal and local efforts to remove firearms from individuals determined to be a danger to themselves or others. Extreme Risk Protection Order (ERPO) laws are more commonly known as "red flag" laws) H.R. 1186, the "Keep Americans Safe Act (would regulate large capacity ammunition feeding devices, such as a magazine or belt, making it illegal to import, sell, manufacture or possess such devices) H.R. 2708, the "Disarm Hate Act" (would prevent a person convicted of a misdemeanor hate crime from obtaining a firearm) A very productive first nine-months for the Democrats elected into the House majority in the 2018 election!