H.R. 5107 (98th): Performing Arts Labor Relations Amendments

Introduced:
Mar 13, 1984 (98th Congress, 1983–1984)
Status:
Died (Referred to Committee)
Sponsor
Sala Burton
Representative for California's 5th congressional district
Party
Democrat
Related Bills
H.R. 1758 (identical)

Referred to Committee
Last Action: Mar 02, 1983

 
Status

This bill was introduced on March 13, 1984, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Progress
Introduced Mar 13, 1984
Referred to Committee Mar 13, 1984
 
Full Title

A bill to amend the National Labor Relations Act to give employees and performers in the performing arts rights given by section 8(e) of such Act to employers and employees in similarly situated industries, and to give to employers and performers in the performing arts the same rights given by section 8(f) of such Act to employers and employees in the construction industry, and for other purposes.

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Cosponsors
31 cosponsors (30D, 1N) (show)
Committees

House Education and the Workforce

Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions

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3/13/1984--Introduced.
Performing Arts Labor Relations Amendments - Amends the National Labor Relations Act to exclude specified types of employers and performers in the performing arts from coverage under unfair labor practice provisions prohibiting specified contracts or agreements between employers and labor organizations and prohibiting specified actions of labor organizations to force or require cessation of dealings with others, joining of labor or employer organizations, or recognition of or negotiation with labor organizations not certified as representative.
Permits such employers, excluding employers in the broadcasting or motion picture industries, to:
(1) agree with a labor organization to make membership in such organization a condition of performing arts employment; and
(2) make agreements with a labor organization covering performing artists even if the majority status of the organization has not yet been established.
Defines "employer" to include purchasers of musical performance services.
Defines "employee" to include independent contractors engaged to perform musical services.

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