HR 1409 IH

111th CONGRESS

1st Session

H. R. 1409

To amend the National Labor Relations Act to establish an efficient system to enable employees to form, join, or assist labor organizations, to provide for mandatory injunctions for unfair labor practices during organizing efforts, and for other purposes.

IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES

March 10, 2009

Mr. GEORGE MILLER of California (for himself, Mr. SCOTT of Georgia, Mr. BRADY of Pennsylvania, Mr. DOYLE, Mr. KILDEE, Mrs. CAPPS, Mr. WALZ, Ms. LEE of California, Ms. SCHAKOWSKY, Mrs. NAPOLITANO, Ms. LINDA T. SANCHEZ of California, Ms. DELAURO, Mr. KENNEDY, Mr. DOGGETT, Mr. FILNER, Mr. PATRICK J. MURPHY of Pennsylvania, Mr. GRIJALVA, Ms. MCCOLLUM, Ms. WOOLSEY, Mr. LYNCH, Mr. GUTIERREZ, Mr. YARMUTH, Ms. SUTTON, Mr. MARKEY of Massachusetts, Mr. HARE, Mr. LEVIN, Mr. SARBANES, Mr. BRALEY of Iowa, Ms. HIRONO, Mr. TIERNEY, Mr. MCGOVERN, Ms. EDWARDS of Maryland, Mr. ABERCROMBIE, Mr. JOHNSON of Georgia, Mr. HOLT, Mrs. MALONEY, Mr. NADLER of New York, Mr. CAPUANO, Mr. HIGGINS, Mr. BLUMENAUER, Mr. SMITH of Washington, Mr. ELLISON, Mr. MCDERMOTT, Ms. RICHARDSON, Mr. MCNERNEY, Mr. SCHIFF, Mrs. LOWEY, Mr. OLVER, Ms. ZOE LOFGREN of California, Mr. ACKERMAN, Mr. ENGEL, Mr. LEWIS of Georgia, Mr. WILSON of Ohio, Mr. KUCINICH, Mr. WELCH, Mr. AL GREEN of Texas, Mr. HINOJOSA, Mrs. MCCARTHY of New York, Mr. PAYNE, Mr. DAVIS of Illinois, Ms. CLARKE, Mr. ISRAEL, Mr. CUMMINGS, Mr. COSTELLO, Mr. LANGEVIN, Mr. FARR, Ms. PINGREE of Maine, Ms. CORRINE BROWN of Florida, Mr. BERMAN, Mr. PETERS, Mr. ANDREWS, Ms. SHEA-PORTER, Mr. CARNAHAN, Mr. WU, Mrs. DAVIS of California, Mr. SCOTT of Virginia, Ms. CASTOR of Florida, Mr. SERRANO, Mrs. HALVORSON, Mr. MURPHY of Connecticut, Mr. SHERMAN, Mr. MOORE of Kansas, Mr. CONYERS, Mr. WEINER, Ms. TSONGAS, Mr. BISHOP of New York, Mr. KIND, Mr. PETERSON, Mr. LIPINSKI, Mr. MAFFEI, Mr. DEFAZIO, Mr. WEXLER, Ms. ESHOO, Mr. DINGELL, Mr. MCMAHON, Mr. SCHRADER, Mr. STUPAK, Mr. GENE GREEN of Texas, Mr. LOEBSACK, Mr. CARDOZA, Mr. HALL of New York, Ms. SLAUGHTER, Mr. RAHALL, Mr. FRANK of Massachusetts, Ms. MATSUI, Mr. RUPPERSBERGER, Mr. CLEAVER, Mr. HINCHEY, Mr. ROTHMAN of New Jersey, Mr. GRAYSON, Ms. BALDWIN, Mr. JACKSON of Illinois, Ms. BEAN, Mr. NEAL of Massachusetts, Mrs. TAUSCHER, Mr. WAXMAN, Ms. KILPATRICK of Michigan, Mr. HASTINGS of Florida, Ms. KAPTUR, Ms. EDDIE BERNICE JOHNSON of Texas, Mr. CARSON of Indiana, Mr. ADLER of New Jersey, Mr. MEEK of Florida, Ms. KILROY, Mr. RYAN of Ohio, Mr. MASSA, Mr. FOSTER, Mr. TOWNS, Mr. ORTIZ, Ms. ROYBAL-ALLARD, Ms. VELAZQUEZ, Mr. RUSH, Mr. HODES, Mr. CLYBURN, Mr. BOSWELL, Mr. MOLLOHAN, Mr. MICHAUD, Mr. KISSELL, Mr. PASCRELL, Mr. MELANCON, Mr. BECERRA, Mr. DELAHUNT, Ms. WASSERMAN SCHULTZ, Mr. INSLEE, Mr. PALLONE, Mr. BOCCIERI, Mr. MCHUGH, Mr. DRIEHAUS, Mr. HONDA, Mr. CLAY, Mr. OBERSTAR, Mr. TONKO, Ms. WATERS, Mr. SCHAUER, Mr. VISCLOSKY, Mr. MILLER of North Carolina, Mr. RANGEL, Mr. SPACE, Mr. LUJAN, Mr. CROWLEY, Ms. MOORE of Wisconsin, Mr. STARK, Ms. JACKSON-LEE of Texas, Ms. SCHWARTZ, Mr. BACA, Mr. PASTOR of Arizona, Mr. FATTAH, Mr. HOYER, Mr. LARSON of Connecticut, Ms. WATSON, Ms. LORETTA SANCHEZ of California, Mr. PRICE of North Carolina, Mr. SIRES, Mr. SMITH of New Jersey, Mr. LARSEN of Washington, Ms. FUDGE, Mr. MEEKS of New York, Ms. NORTON, Mr. THOMPSON of Mississippi, Mr. BAIRD, Ms. KOSMAS, Mr. DICKS, Mr. BISHOP of Georgia, Mr. HEINRICH, Mr. COURTNEY, Mr. TEAGUE, Mr. MURTHA, Ms. HARMAN, Mr. VAN HOLLEN, Mr. LOBIONDO, Mr. REYES, Mr. HIMES, Mr. OBEY, Mr. BOUCHER, Mr. KANJORSKI, Mr. HOLDEN, Mr. SALAZAR, Mr. ARCURI, Mrs. DAHLKEMPER, Mr. SKELTON, Mr. ALTMIRE, Mr. CONNOLLY of Virginia, Mr. GONZALEZ, Mr. RODRIGUEZ, Mr. MORAN of Virginia, Mr. KAGEN, Ms. MARKEY of Colorado, Ms. DEGETTE, Mr. PIERLUISI, Ms. HERSETH SANDLIN, Ms. SPEIER, Mr. THOMPSON of California, Mr. DONNELLY of Indiana, Mr. WATT, Mr. SABLAN, Mr. SESTAK, Ms. BERKLEY, Mr. DAVIS of Alabama, Mr. FALEOMAVAEGA, Mr. POLIS of Colorado, Mr. PERLMUTTER, Mr. COSTA, and Ms. TITUS) introduced the following bill; which was referred to the Committee on Education and Labor


A BILL

To amend the National Labor Relations Act to establish an efficient system to enable employees to form, join, or assist labor organizations, to provide for mandatory injunctions for unfair labor practices during organizing efforts, and for other purposes.

SECTION 1. SHORT TITLE.

SEC. 2. STREAMLINING UNION CERTIFICATION.

SEC. 3. FACILITATING INITIAL COLLECTIVE BARGAINING AGREEMENTS.

SEC. 4. STRENGTHENING ENFORCEMENT.