SB 547 Bars employers from requiring employees to engage in or cease engaging in certain labor practices
Sponsor: Purgason
LR Number: 4371S.01I Fiscal Note available
Committee: General Laws
Last Action: 5/18/2012 - S Informal Calendar S Bills for Perfection--SB 547-Purgason Journal Page:
Title: Calendar Position:
Effective Date: August 28, 2012

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SB 547 - Employers are barred from requiring employees to become or refrain from becoming a member of a labor organization or pay dues or other charges required of labor organization members as a condition of employment. Employers who do so commit a Class C misdemeanor. Prosecuting attorneys and the Attorney General are charged with investigating complaints.

This act is similar to HB 877 (2005), SB 888 (2010), SB 1 (2011), SB 109 (2011), and SB 206 (2011).

CHRIS HOGERTY