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Passed House amended (04/17/1986)

(Measure passed House, amended, roll call #87 (229-173))

Construction Industry Labor Law Amendments of 1985 - Amends the National Labor Relations Act to provide that in the construction industry two or more business entities engaged in the same or similar work shall be deemed a single employer if they have: (1) substantial common ownership; (2) common management; or (3) common control.

Applies the terms of a collective bargaining agreement regarding employees of such business entities to all other business entities comprising the same single employer within the geographical area covered by the agreement.

States that collective bargaining agreements may only be repudiated after the National Labor Relations Board certifies election results in which a majority of the employees select a bargaining representative other than the representative with whom such agreement was made.

Expresses the sense of the Congress that violence and coercion are inimicable to the collective bargaining process and that employees and labor organizations in the building and construction industry should never use or condone violence in fulfilling the objectives of this Act.