PROTECT NC RIGHT TO WORK CONSTITUTIONAL AMEND.

View NCGA Bill Details2017-2018 Session
House Bill 819 (Public) Filed Tuesday, April 11, 2017
AN ACT TO AMEND THE NORTH CAROLINA CONSTITUTION TO GUARANTEE A PERSON'S RIGHT TO WORK.
Intro. by Burr, Dixon, Presnell, Millis.

Status: Ref To Com On Rules and Operations of the Senate (Senate Action) (Apr 26 2017)
H 819

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Apr 11 2017 - More information

    Identical to S 632, filed 4/4/17.

    Enacts new Article I, Sec. 38 (Right to Work) of the North Carolina Constitution, subject to an affirmative vote of the majority of voters at an election on November 6, 2018, as follows:

    Provides that the right to live includes the right to work, which must be protected and maintained free from undue restraints and coercion, and shall not be denied or abridged on account of membership status in a labor organization. Provides that no person shall be required by an employer to become or remain a member of, abstain or refrain from membership in, or pay dues, fees, or other charges of any kind to a labor organization as a condition of employment or continuation of employment. Defines labor organization to mean any trade union, labor union, or other labor association. Applies to contracts entered into after the effective date of this section, and any renewal or extension of contracts that exist on that date.

    Provides for the text of the ballot question. Effective upon certification of the election by the State Board of Elections to the Secretary of State.


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