Amendments to H.R. 2474

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Washington, February 6, 2020 | comments
Stevens (D-MI) [on behalf of Morelle (D-NY)] – Amendment No. 1 - Clarifies that the ABC test included in the PRO Act does not preempt any State laws governing the wages, work hours, workers’ compensation, or unemployment insurance of employees

Y    241 N    178

Foxx (R-NC) – Amendment No. 2 - Strikes provision requiring that employers turn over employees’ personal information to a labor union within two days of the National Labor Relations Board ordering a representation election
  Y    190 N    229
Norcross (D-NJ) – Amendment No. 3 - Requires that pre-election hearings before the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) are conducted on a day-to-day basis
Adopted Voice Y    N
Roe (R-TN) – Amendment No. 4 - Strikes provision allowing unions to be certified without winning a secret ballot election under certain circumstances and replaces with a requirement that all unions win a secret-ballot election in order to be certified
  Y    187 N    235
Wild (D-PA) – Amendment No. 5 - Clarifies that this bill shall not be construed to affect the privacy of employees with respect to voters' lists provided to labor organizations by employers pursuant to elections directed by the Board
  Y    242 N    178
Allen (R-GA) – Amendment No. 6 - Strikes provision overturning state right-to-work laws
  Y    187 N    232
Hayes (D-CT) – Amendment No. 7 - Codifies the current precedent of the National Labor Relations Board governing voluntary recognition of a union by an employer which ensures collective bargaining between the union and employer can proceed for a reasonable period of time (one year) without requiring an intervening election
Adopted Voice Y     N
Keller (R-PA) – Amendment No. 8 - Strikes provisions of H.R. 2474 that allow intermittent strikes and that makes it illegal for employers to replace striking workers permanently
Rejected Voice Y N
Stevens (D-MI) – Amendment No. 9 - Directs the GAO to conduct a report on sectoral bargaining in other countries
Adopted Voice Y     N
Meadows (R-NC), Norman (R-SC), Budd (R-NC), Wright (R-TX), Lamborn (R-CO), Yoho (R-FL), Kustoff (R-TN), Weber (R-TX), Gohmert (R-TX), Spano (R-FL), Bucshon (R-IN) – Amendment No. 10 - Strikes provisions that impair States’ ability to enact right-to-work laws
  Y    186 N    235
Jackson Lee (D-TX) – Amendment No. 11 - Provides whistleblower protections to employees who report violations of the Labor Management Reporting and Disclosure Act (LMRDA). This amendment covers employees of employers as well as employees of labor unions
   404 N    18
Rooney (R-FL) – Amendment No. 12 - Allows employees to petition for a union certification election when fewer than 50% of current ‘unit members’ were members during the last election
Rejected Voice Y N
Vargas (D-CA) – Amendment No. 13 - Requires regional directors to transmit the Notice of Election at the same time as the Direction of Election. Both the Notice and the Direction must be transmitted electronically-- including by email or fax--and if neither are possible, must be transmitted by over-night mail
Adopted Voice Y     N
Tlaib (D-MI) – Amendment No. 14 - Requires employers to post a Notice of a Petition for Election within two days after the NLRB notifies an employer and union about a preelection hearing, thereby restoring the 2014 Election Rule
Adopted Voice Y     N
Lawrence (D-MI) – Amendment No. 15 - Eliminates the waiting period for union elections and returns the requirement that NLRB’s regional directors schedule elections as “early as practicable.” The amendment ensures that the election will happen no later than 20 days after it’s directed, unless extraordinary circumstances warrant otherwise
Adopted Voice Y     N
Rouda (D-CA) – Amendment No. 16 - Clarifies that nothing in this Act shall be construed to affect the jurisdictional standards of the NLRB with respect to small businesses
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