House Bill 592

Last Action 02/24/22: to Committee on Committees (H)
Title AN ACT relating to collective bargaining for public employees.
Bill Documents Introduced
Bill Request Number 2311
Sponsor B. Wheatley
Summary of Original Version Create a new section of KRS Chapter 336, relating to collective bargaining for public employees; define "bargain collectively" and "public employees"; provide the secretary of the Kentucky Labor Cabinet the authority to designate a labor organization to represent the majority of public employees in Kentucky for the purposes of collective bargaining; require the Governor or designated representative to represent the Commonwealth in collective bargaining with the designated labor organization.
Index Headings of Original Version Labor and Industry - Labor unions, public employees, collective bargaining, wages, workers' compensation
Personnel and Employment - Self-organization, public employees, collective bargaining, right of assocation, wages
Public Officers and Employees - State employees, wages, hours, self-organization, unions
Public Salaries - Wages, hours, employment, workers' compensation
State Agencies - Employees, collective bargaining, self-organization, right to contract, right to work
State Employees - Wages, hours, unions, self-organization, collective bargaining, workers' compensation
Wages and Hours - State employees, unions, collective bargaining, self-organization, workers' compensation
Associations - Unions, public employees, collective bargaining, designated representative
Civil Rights - Right to contract, public employees, collective bargaining, freedom of association
Collective Bargaining - Unions, public employees, designated representative, right to contract, right to work
Workforce - Unions, public employees, collective bargaining, employment, state employees


  • introduced in House
  • to Committee on Committees (H)

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