Ensure the Right To Work without Payment of Dues or Fees to a Labor Union as a Condition of Employment

Last updated: Jul 4, 2017

Details about this bill
Category: Wage and Labor
Status: Defeated
Sponsor: Representative Lawrence Lockman, House 30
Session: 128
Bill #: LD 65



UPDATE: This bill died in non-concurrence.

UPDATE: This bill received an Ought Not to Pass vote from the House. It is in the Senate. It will likely die in non-concurrence.

UPDATE: Divided report from committee.


This bill prohibits a person, either in the public or private sector, from being required to join a labor organization or pay any labor organization dues or fees as a condition of employment or continuation of employment, notwithstanding any state law to the contrary. A violation is a Class D crime and is also subject to civil damages and injunctive relief. The Attorney General is responsible for enforcement and is required to prosecute all violations.