AMEND NC CONST./RIGHT TO WORK.

View NCGA Bill Details2021
Senate Bill 624 (Public) Filed Tuesday, April 6, 2021
AN ACT TO AMEND THE NORTH CAROLINA CONSTITUTION TO GUARANTEE A PERSON'S RIGHT TO WORK.
Intro. by Ford, Burgin.

Status: Ref To Com On Rules and Operations of the Senate (Senate action) (Apr 7 2021)

Bill History:

S 624

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Apr 7 2021 - More information

    Subject to voter approval on November 8, 2022, adds Section 39 to Article I of the NC Constitution, establishing that the right to live includes the right to work free from undue restraints and coercion. Provides that State policy prohibits the denial or abridging of an individual's right to work on account of membership or nonmembership in a labor organization, defined to mean any trade union, labor union, or other labor association. Bars employers from conditioning employment or continued employment upon becoming or remaining a member, or abstaining or refraining from becoming a member, of any labor organization. Applies to contracts entered into, renewed, or extended on or after the date of certification of the amendment. Effective upon certification. 


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