Bill Status of HB4419 100th General Assembly
Short Description: EMPLOYMENT RELATIONS ACT
Rep. Allen Skillicorn
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Employment Relations Act. Provides that employees may: (a) organize together or form, join, or assist in labor organization; (b) engage in lawful concerted activities for the purpose of collective negotiation or bargaining or other mutual aid and protection; (c) negotiate or bargain collectively with their employers through representatives of their own free choice; or (d) refrain from any or all of the activities identified in items (a) through (c). Provides that an individual shall not be required as a condition of obtaining or continuing employment to: (1) refrain or resign from membership in, voluntary affiliation with, or voluntary financial support of a labor organization; (2) become or remain a member of a labor organization; (3) pay any dues, fees, assessments, or other charges or expenses to a labor organization; or (4) pay to any charitable organization or third party an amount that is in lieu of, equivalent to, or any portion of charges or expenses required of members of or employees represented by a labor organization. Makes unlawful and unenforceable any agreement or contract between an employer and labor organization that requires an employee to satisfy any activities identified in items (1) through (4). Contains provisions concerning civil penalties and other matters. Effective immediately.