2004 Priority Issue


S.772 (Marcellino)/A.8231 (John) is a bill that would prohibit employers from hiring permanent replacement workers during a lawful strike or lockout. TBC's memo in opposition.


The Senate has not yet presented the bill to the Governor. The Business Council is currently preparing a letter urging the Governor to veto the bill.

6/22/04 This bill remains on the move. It was reported from the Assembly Codes Committee and passed by the Assembly by a 136 to 3 vote on 6/17/04. It has been returned to the Senate for submission to the Governor.

6/11/04 The Senate referred S.772 out of the Senate Labor Committee in February and passed it on April 19, 2004 on a 41/0 vote. On June 3, 2004, the Assembly Labor Committee reported A.8231 to the Codes Committee.