S 560 IS

111th CONGRESS

1st Session

S. 560

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 SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES

March 10, 2009

Mr. REID (for Mr. KENNEDY (for himself, Mr. HARKIN, Mr. DODD, Ms. MIKULSKI, Mrs. MURRAY, Mr. REED, Mr. SANDERS, Mr. BROWN, Mr. CASEY, Mr. MERKLEY, Mr. BYRD, Mr. INOUYE, Mr. LEAHY, Mr. LEVIN, Mr. KERRY, Mr. ROCKEFELLER, Mr. REID, Mr. LIEBERMAN, Mr. AKAKA, Mrs. BOXER, Mr. FEINGOLD, Mr. WYDEN, Mr. DURBIN, Mr. JOHNSON, Mr. SCHUMER, Mr. NELSON of Florida, Mr. CARPER, Ms. STABENOW, Ms. CANTWELL, Mr. LAUTENBERG, Mr. MENENDEZ, Mr. CARDIN, Ms. KLOBUCHAR, Mr. WHITEHOUSE, Mr. UDALL of New Mexico, Mrs. SHAHEEN, Mr. BEGICH, Mr. BURRIS, Mr. KAUFMAN, and Mrs. GILLIBRAND)) introduced the following bill; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions


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.