Summary: H.R.6080 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (06/13/2018)

Workers' Freedom to Negotiate Act of 2018

This bill amends the National Labor Relations Act (NRLA) and related labor laws to extend protections to union workers. Specifically, it:

  • revises the definition of "employee" and "supervisor" to prevent employers from removing employees from the protections of the labor laws,
  • prohibits employers from interfering with certain rights granted to employees under the NLRA,
  • expands unfair labor practices to include prohibitions against replacement of worker who strike or discrimination against them,
  • imposes new penalties against employers who violate labor law requirements,
  • allows workers to bring civil actions against employers for labor law violations and unfair labor practices,
  • requires certain disclosures with respect to worker wages, and
  • requires contractors seeking federal contracts over $500,000 to disclose labor law violations when applying for such contracts.