Bill Details - SB148 (2019)

SB 148  - AS INTRODUCED

 

 

2019 SESSION

19-1023

04/01

 

SENATE BILL 148

 

AN ACT relative to notification to public employees regarding their right to join or not join a union.

 

SPONSORS: Sen. Giuda, Dist 2; Sen. Birdsell, Dist 19; Sen. Bradley, Dist 3; Sen. Morse, Dist 22

 

COMMITTEE: Commerce

 

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ANALYSIS

 

This bill requires an employer to provide written notice to any person hired for employment with the state or any of its political subdivisions regarding the employee's constitutional right to decide whether to join or not to join a union and the estimated annual cost to the employee of joining a union.

 

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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.

Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]

Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.

19-1023

04/01

 

STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

 

In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Nineteen

 

AN ACT relative to notification to public employees regarding their right to join or not join a union.

 

Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:

 

1  New Section; Protective Legislation; Notification of Rights Regarding Union Membership.  Amend RSA 275 by inserting after section 1 the following new section:

275:1-a  Notification of Rights Regarding Union Membership.  An employer as defined in RSA 275:4 shall, at the time of hiring, provide written notice to any person hired for employment with the state or any of its political subdivisions regarding the employee's constitutional right to decide whether to join or not to join a union and the estimated annual cost to the employee of joining a union.  The written notice shall state:  "You have the constitutional right to join or decline membership in a union or authorized collective bargaining unit.  Union dues for the position for which you have been hired are estimated to be $_____ per pay period totaling $______ per year if you elect to become a member."

2  Effective Date.  This act shall take effect 60 days after its passage.

Docket

Date Status
Jan. 3, 2019 Introduced 01/03/2019 and Referred to Commerce; SJ 4
March 19, 2019 Hearing: 03/19/2019, Room 100, SH, 01:00 pm; SC 14

Action Dates

Date Body Type
March 19, 2019 Senate Hearing

Bill Text Revisions

SB148 Revision: 5167 Date: Jan. 22, 2019, 8:29 a.m.