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S.1507 Employee Rights Act, 112th Congress

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  • Latest Action: Aug 02, 2011 Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.

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  • 42% of users oppose S.1507

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    42% of users on OpenCongress.org, a free, non-partisan resource, oppose S.1507.
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    Supporting Organizations

    • Center for Union Facts

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    • National Legal and Policy Center

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    • Association for Manufacturing Technology

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    • Heritage Foundation

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    • National Retail Federation

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    • Capital Research Center

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    • Americans For Prosperity

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    • California Labor Federation

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    • AFL-CIO

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    • Federal Budget Treatment of the Postal Service « myStarroute.com - April 04, 2012 by Dan OBrien - The current proposals (S. 1507 and H.R. 22 in the 111th Congress) to restructure. the way the Postal Service pays its share of retiree health care premiums are. only the latest examples of needed legislation being held up by a ...

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      As noted by Dan OBrien on April 04, 2012, "The current proposals (S. 1507 and H.R. 22 in the 111th Congress) to restructure. the way the Postal Service pays its share of retiree health care premiums are. only the latest examples of needed legislation being held up by a ..." (/url?q=http://mystarroute.com/%3Fp%3D360&sa=U&ei=YE5_T6ukGYiu8QShra3LBw&ved=0CEMQmAEwBw&usg=AFQjCNGc2v-nTY22-TPMwFMQRchnk0q25g)
    • Federal Budget Treatment of the Postal Service « myStarroute.com - April 04, 2012 by Dan OBrien - The current proposals (S. 1507 and H.R. 22 in the 111th Congress) to restructure. the way the Postal Service pays its share of retiree health care premiums are. only the latest examples of needed legislation being held up by a ...

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      As noted by Dan OBrien on April 04, 2012, "The current proposals (S. 1507 and H.R. 22 in the 111th Congress) to restructure. the way the Postal Service pays its share of retiree health care premiums are. only the latest examples of needed legislation being held up by a ..." (/url?q=http://mystarroute.com/%3Fp%3D360&sa=U&ei=6eJ9T4bBNYS69QSqnZCRDQ&ved=0CEsQmAEwCQ&usg=AFQjCNHMn_4pXsL6P_46a6VkSrrBu-O_kA)
    • Employers Look To Congress To Balance Labor Scale | Big Labor ... - February 01, 2012 by WFI Staff - Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) introduced the Employee Rights Act (S.1507 & H.R.2810), which would require unions face a recertification election every three years so that workers – some of whom never voted for the union – have the ...

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      As noted by WFI Staff on February 01, 2012, "Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) introduced the Employee Rights Act (S.1507 & H.R.2810), which would require unions face a recertification election every three years so that workers – some of whom never voted for the union – have the ..." (/url?q=http://www.biglaborbailout.com/2012/01/31/employers-look-to-congress-to-balance-labor-scale/&sa=U&ei=b-YvT_XeH66I2gXfobmXDw&ved=0CEIQmAEwCQ&usg=AFQjCNE8fFSJK3QMPpl3iwYPCsu93TdqaQ)

    Highly Rated News Articles

    • HATCH: Putting workers over union bosses - November 30, 2011 by Washington Times - Over the years, the debate over workers’ rights has mostly been about what political party or interest groups are more focused on strengthening these rights. Unfortunately, during this debate, one group of individuals has been forgotten: the ...

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      As noted by Washington Times on November 30, 2011, "Over the years, the debate over workers’ rights has mostly been about what political party or interest groups are more focused on strengthening these rights. Unfortunately, during this debate, one group of individuals has been forgotten: the ..." (http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2011/dec/1/putting-workers-over-union-bosses/)
    • Hatch seeks secret ballots on union decisions, limits on union's political ... - August 04, 2011 by The Hill (blog) - The bill, S. 1507 in the Senate, would require all unionization decisions to be made by secret ballot, and said decisions by some employers not to demand a secret ballot disempowers those workers who want a secret ballot vote. ...

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      As noted by The Hill (blog) on August 04, 2011, " The bill, S. 1507 in the Senate, would require all unionization decisions to be made by secret ballot, and said decisions by some employers not to demand a secret ballot disempowers those workers who want a secret ballot vote. ... " (http://thehill.com/blogs/floor-action/senate/175427-hatch-seeks-secret-ballots-on-union-decisions-limits-on-unions-political-spending)
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