Summary: H.R.156 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (01/03/2017)

Labor Relations First Contract Negotiations Act of 2017

This bill amends the National Labor Relations Act to address initial contract negotiation. Specifically, the bill requires mediation if an employer and a newly certified union have not reached a collective bargaining agreement within 60 days. Either the employer or the union may request binding arbitration if the parties have not reached an agreement within 30 days of selecting a mediator.