Public employees; compensation for union activities.

Bill Summary:

Public employees; compensation for union activities.
Prohibits any employer of public employees authorized to engage in
collective bargaining from entering into a collective bargaining
agreement to compensate any public employee or third party for an
employee organization's or union's activities. Further, if a union's
activities infringe on an employer's time and resources, the union
must compensate the employer at a fair market value rate. The bill
provides for enforcement by the Attorney General and creates a cause
of action for public employees to remedy potential violations. The
provisions of the bill preempt inconsistent local laws and regulations.

Bill Patron: Freitas

Last Action(s):
(House) VOTE: Passage (52-Y 48-N) February 15, 2022
(Senate) Passed by indefinitely in Commerce and Labor (12-Y 3-N) February 21, 2022

Bill Status:
Passed House