03RS HB340


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HB 340/LM (BR 1263) - J. Fischer, S. Lee, S. Baugh, M. Harmon, P. Marcotte, C. Walton

     AN ACT relating to labor organizations.
     Amend KRS 336.180 to prohibit mandatory or financial support as a condition of employment or continued employment to a labor organization; revise definition of "labor organization" to include a union for collective bargaining for any employer or public body; define "public body" to mean the Commonwealth, political subdivisions including cities, counties, districts, school districts and post secondary education systems; define "employee" to mean any person employed by an employer, including employees of a public body; provide that the provisions of the Act shall not apply to existing contracts or agreements, but shall apply to new, renewed or extended contracts; amend KRS 336.990 to make a violation of the provisions of the Act a Class A misdemeanor; award damages and provide injunctive relief; create a new section declaring this Act as the "Kentucky Right to Work Act;" amend KRS 345.050 to conform.

     Feb 5-introduced in House
     Feb 6-to Labor and Industry (H)

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