IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES
February 14, 2019
Mr. Paul (for himself, Mr. Risch, Mr. Wicker, Mrs. Hyde-Smith, Mr. Cruz, Mrs. Blackburn, Mr. Cotton, Mr. Barrasso, Mr. Inhofe, Mr. Roberts, Mr. Scott of South Carolina, Mr. Rounds, Mr. Perdue, Mr. Enzi, Mr. Gardner, Mr. Cornyn, and Mr. Cramer) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions
To preserve and protect the free choice of individual employees to form, join, or assist labor organizations, or to refrain from such activities.
This Act may be cited as the
National Right-to-Work Act.
Amendments to the National Labor Relations Act
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).
Unfair labor practices
Section 8 of the National Labor Relations Act (29 U.S.C. 158) is amended—
in subsection (a)(3), by striking
: Provided, That and all that follows through
in subsection (b)—
in paragraph (2), by striking
or to discriminate and all that follows through
retaining membership; and
in paragraph (5), by striking
covered by an agreement authorized under subsection (a)(3); and
in subsection (f)—
by striking clause (2) and redesignating clauses (3) and (4) as clauses (2) and (3), respectively; and
Provided, That nothing in this subsection shall set aside the final proviso to section 8(a)(3) of this Act: Provided further, and inserting
Additional conforming amendments
The National Labor Relations Act (29 U.S.C. 151 et seq.) is amended—
in section 9 (29 U.S.C. 159), by striking subsection (e);
in section 3(b) (29 U.S.C. 153(b)), by striking
or (e); and
in section 8(f) (29 U.S.C. 158(f)), as amended by subsection (b)(3), by striking
Amendment to the Railway Labor Act
Section 2 of the Railway Labor Act (45 U.S.C. 152) is amended by striking the Eleventh paragraph under the heading for general duties.
This Act, and the amendments made by this Act, shall apply to any agreement entered into or renewed after the date of enactment of this Act.