Prohibits an employer from requiring a person to become a member of a labor organization as a condition or continuation of employment
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FIRST REGULAR SESSION
[TRULY AGREED TO AND FINALLY PASSED]
SENATE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR HOUSE COMMITTEE SUBSTITUTE FOR
HOUSE BILL NOS. 116 & 569
98TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
To amend chapter 290, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to labor organizations,
with penalty provisions.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the state of Missouri, as follows:
Section A. Chapter 290, RSMo, is amended by adding thereto one new section, to be known as section 290.590, to read as follows:
290.590. 1. As used in this section, the term "labor organization" means any organization of any kind or agency or employee representation committee or union which exists for the purpose in whole or in part of dealing with employers concerning wages, rates of pay, hours of work, other conditions of employment, or other forms of compensation. 2. No person shall be required as a condition or continuation of employment to: (1) Become or refrain from becoming a member of a labor organization; (2) Pay any dues, fees, assessments, or other similar charges however denominated of any kind or amount to a labor organization; or (3) In lieu of the payments listed under subdivision (2) of this subsection, pay to any charity or other third party any amount equivalent to, or on a pro rata basis, any dues, fees, assessments, or other charges required of members of a labor organization. 3. Any agreement, understanding, or practice, written or oral, implied or expressed, between any labor organization and employer that violates the rights of
EXPLANATION — Matter enclosed in bold-faced brackets [thus] in the above bill is not enacted and is intended to be omitted from the law. Matter in bold-face type in the above bill is proposed language.
SCS HCS HBs 116 & 569
Speaker of the House
President Pro Tem of the Senate