04RS HB173


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HB 173 (BR 921) - J. Fischer

     AN ACT relating to labor organizations.
     Amend KRS 336.130 to prohibit mandatory or financial support as a condition of employment or continued employment to a labor organization; amend KRS 336.180 to revise the definition of "labor organization" to include a union for collective bargaining for any employer or public body; define "public body" to mean the Commonwealth and its political subdivisions including cities, counties, charter counties, urban-counties, consolidated local governments, districts, school districts, and postsecondary education systems; define "employee" to mean any person employed by an employer, including employees of a public body; amend 336.990 to make a violation the Act a Class A misdemeanor; award damages and provide injunctive relief; create a new section providing that the provisions of KRS 336.130 shall not apply to existing contracts or agreements, but shall apply to new, renewed, or extended contracts; create a new section declaring this Act as the "Kentucky Right to Work Act"; amend KRS 345.050, 78.470, and 78.480 to conform.

     Jan 6-introduced in House
     Jan 7-to Labor and Industry (H)

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