Subject to approval by voters at the election in October 2013, amends Article I of the North Carolina Constitution in the following ways. Adds new Section 38 to declare as the public policy of North Carolina that the right to work will not be denied or abridged due to membership or nonmembership in a labor organization. Adds new Section 39 to make any agreement or contract between a unit of government and a labor organization as bargaining agent illegal. Adds new Section 40 to provide that the right to vote by secret ballot for employee representation by a labor organization is guaranteed where law permits or requires such elections.
Makes conforming statutory amendments to various provisions in Article 10 (Declaration of Policy as to Labor Organizations) in GS Chapter 95.
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A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT AMENDING THE NORTH CAROLINA CONSTITUTION TO GUARANTEE THE RIGHT OF AN INDIVIDUAL TO WORK, TO MAKE ANY CONTRACT BETWEEN A STATE OR LOCAL GOVERNMENTAL ENTITY AND A LABOR ORGANIZATION AS BARGAINING AGENT CONCERNING GOVERNMENT EMPLOYEES ILLEGAL, AND TO PRESERVE THE RIGHT OF AN INDIVIDUAL TO VOTE BY SECRET BALLOT FOR AN ELECTION, DESIGNATION, OR AUTHORIZATION FOR EMPLOYEE REPRESENTATION BY A LABOR ORGANIZATION.Intro. by Tillis, Moffitt, Murry.
Status: Ref To Com On Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House (House Action) (Feb 4 2013)
Bill H 53 (2013-2014)Summary date: Jan 31 2013 - More information