S. 2173 (112th): National Right-to-Work Act

112th Congress, 2011–2013. Text as of Mar 08, 2012 (Placed on Calendar in the Senate).

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Calendar No. 333

112th CONGRESS

2D Session

S. 2173

IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

March 7, 2012

(for himself, Mr. Coburn, Mr. Hatch, Mr. Lee, Mr. Paul, Mr. Toomey, Mr. Vitter, and Mr. Risch) introduced the following bill; which was read the first time

March 8, 2012

Read the second time and placed on the calendar

A BILL

To preserve and protect the free choice of individual employees to form, join, or assist labor organizations, or to refrain from such activities.

1.

Short title

This Act may be cited as the National Right-to-Work Act.

2.

Amendments to the National Labor Relations Act

(a)

Rights of employees

Section 7 of the National Labor Relations Act (29 U.S.C. 157) is amended by striking except to and all that follows through authorized in section 8(a)(3).

(b)

Unfair labor practices

Section 8 of the National Labor Relations Act (29 U.S.C. 158) is amended—

(1)

in subsection (a)(3), by striking : Provided, That and all that follows through retaining membership;

(2)

in subsection (b)—

(A)

in paragraph (2), by striking or to discriminate and all that follows through retaining membership; and

(B)

in paragraph (5), by striking covered by an agreement authorized under subsection (a)(3) of this section; and

(3)

in subsection (f), by striking clause (2) and redesignating clauses (3) and (4) as clauses (2) and (3), respectively.

3.

Amendment to the Railway Labor Act

Section 2 of the Railway Labor Act (45 U.S.C. 152) is amended by striking paragraph Eleven.

March 8, 2012

Read the second time and placed on the calendar