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HB 4132 - Prohibiting Mandatory Employee Participation in Political Events - Key Vote

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Legislation - Bill Sent To Committee (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (64-33) - (Key vote)

Title: Prohibiting Mandatory Employee Participation in Political Events

Highlights:
- Prohibits employers from requiring employees to attend meetings where the primary objective is to force the employer's political opinions or beliefs on the employee. - Protects employees' right to withdrawal, without penalty, from any employer speech that constitutes political matters and that the employee finds objectionable. - Fines first-time violators up to $500. Increases fines for subsequent fines to between $2,500 and $5,000. - Substitute offered by the House Committee on the Judiciary.
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Prohibiting Mandatory Employee Participation in Political Events

Sponsors

  • Mike P. Burdiss (WV - D) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

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