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H.R. 5665 - Accountability for Represented Workers Act

Introduced: 2018-04-27
Bill Status: Referred to the House Committee on Education and the Workforce.
 
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115th CONGRESS
2d Session
H. R. 5665


    To amend the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959 to clarify the term labor organization.


IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

April 27, 2018

    Mr. Francis Rooney of Florida introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and the Workforce


A BILL

    To amend the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959 to clarify the term labor organization.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States of America in Congress assembled,

SECTION 1. Short title.

This Act may be cited as the “Accountability for Represented Workers Act”.

SEC. 2. Clarification of the term labor organization.

Section 3 of the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959 (29 U.S.C. 402) is amended—

(1) in subsection (i)—

(A) by inserting “(including any effort to discuss or communicate with an employer the establishment of, or changes to, particular terms and conditions of employment, or to take any action to pressure an employer into accepting the establishment of, or changes to, such terms and conditions of employment)” after “conditions of employment”; and

(B) by inserting “(who may include any individual who is an employee without regard to whether the labor organization deals with the employer of such individual)” after “employees”; and

(2) in subsection (j)—

(A) by redesignating paragraphs (1) through (5) as subparagraphs (A) through (E), respectively, and indenting appropriately;

(B) by striking “(j)” and inserting “(j) (1)”; and

(C) by adding at the end the following:

“(2) Paragraph (1) shall not be considered an exhaustive list of the labor organizations that shall be deemed to be engaged in an industry affecting commerce.”.


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