2013 Regular Session
|At the request of:|
|Chief Sponsors:||Representative Dembrow|
|Regular Sponsors:||Senator Edwards , Representative Barker , Representative Matthews , Senator Roblan|
|Bill Title:||Relating to union organizing; and declaring an emergency.|
|Catchline/Summary:||Prohibits public employer from assisting, promoting or deterring union organizing .
Prohibits public employer from assisting, promoting or deterring union organizing and from using public property to hold meeting with employee or supervisor if purpose of meeting is to assist, promote or deter union organizing]. Prohibits public employer from discharging, demoting, harassing or otherwise taking adverse action against individual because individual seeks to enforce Act or testifies, assists or participates in investigation, hearing or other proceeding to enforce Act. Provides exceptions. Requires Bureau of Labor and Industries] Employment Relations Board to enforce Act. Allows civil action for violation.] Imposes civil penalty for violation. Requires Employment Relations Board to include in existing bargaining unit public employees who are not members of unit, but who seek to be included in unit, if majority of employees seeking inclusion sign petition submitted to board requesting inclusion. Declares emergency, effective July 1, 2013.
|Fiscal Impact:||Has Minimal Fiscal Impact|
|Revenue Impact:||No Revenue Impact|
|Measure Analysis:||Staff Measure Summary / Impact Statements|