Summary: S.702 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in Senate (03/22/2017)

Preventing Labor Union Slowdowns Act of 2017 or the PLUS Act

This bill amends the National Labor Relations Act to make it an unlawful labor practice for a labor organization or its agents while representing, or seeking to represent, employees engaged in maritime employment to engage in a labor slowdown at any time, including when a collective-bargaining agreement is in effect.

The bill amends the Labor Management Relations Act, 1947 to allow a party injured by a labor slowdown to recover two times the amount of damages sustained and reasonable attorney fees and expert witness fees.