05RS HB82


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HB 82/LM (BR 462) - J. Fischer, R. Mobley

     AN ACT relating to labor organizations.
     Amend KRS 336.130 to prohibit mandatory membership or financial support of a labor organization as a condition of employment; amend KRS 336.180 to revise the definition of "labor organization" to include a union; define "public body" to mean the Commonwealth and its political subdivisions including, 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 of this Act a Class A misdemeanor, award damages and provide injunctive relief; create a new section to exempt existing contracts or agreements; create a new section to name this Act as the "Kentucky Right to Work Act"; amend KRS 67A.6904, KRS 67C.406, KRS 78.470, KRS 78.480, and KRS 345.050 to conform.

     Jan 4-introduced in House
     Jan 6-to Labor and Industry (H)

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