Bill Summaries: H 614 AMEND NC CONST./RIGHT TO WORK.

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  • Summary date: Apr 13 2023 - View Summary

    Subject to voter approval on November 5, 2024, 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, or payment or nonpayment, 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.