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Key Votes

SB 116 - Prohibits Employees from Being Required to Join a Labor Union - Key Vote

Michigan Key Votes

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Limits Labor Organization Activities: Private Entities

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (58-52) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibits Employees from Being Required to Join a Labor Union

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits employees from being required to join a labor organization as a condition of employment.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits individuals from being required or compelled to do any of the following as a condition of employment (Secs. 14 & 17):
    • Pay any dues to a labor organization;
    • Refrain from joining or resign membership from a labor organization; or
    • Become or remain a member of a labor organization.
  • Specifies that these provisions affect only contracts which are created or renewed after the passage of this bill (Sec. 14).
  • Appropriates $1 million for fiscal year 2012-2013 to the department of licensing and regulatory affairs in order to implement this bill (Sec. 14).
Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (22-16) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibits Employees from Being Required to Join a Labor Union

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits employees from being required to join a labor organization as a condition of employment.

Highlights:
  • Prohibits individuals from being required or compelled to do any of the following as a condition of employment (Secs. 14 & 17):
    • Pay any dues to a labor organization;
    • Refrain from joining or resign membership from a labor organization; or
    • Become or remain a member of a labor organization.
  • Specifies that these provisions affect only contracts which are created or renewed after the passage of this bill (Sec. 14).
  • Appropriates $1 million for fiscal year 2012-2013 to the department of licensing and regulatory affairs in order to implement this bill (Sec. 14).
Legislation - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Limits Labor Organization Activities: Private Entities

Sponsors

  • Arlan B. Meekhof (MI - R) (Out Of Office)
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