Includes all politicians who were in office at any point during the 112th Congress.

S. 1507 - Employee Rights Act

Labor and employment. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to provide protections from workers with respect to their right to select or refrain from selecting representation by a labor organization. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been introduced. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Employee Rights Act

S. 1507 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to provide protections from workers with respect to their right to select or refrain from selecting representation by a labor organization. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to provide protections from workers with respect to their right to select or refrain from selecting representation by a labor organization.
Other Titles
  • Employee Rights Act
Sponsor
Orrin Hatch
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Labor and employment
  • Employment discrimination and employee rights
  • Labor-management relations
  • Organized crime
  • Violent crime
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced8/02/2011
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced8/02/2011
8/02/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
8/02/2011Sponsor introductory remarks on measure. (CR S5265-5266)
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

52 times as much
$57,937
$8,960,737
$3,347,303
$36,075
$902,721
$1,305,045
$14,609,818
$279,950
$279,950

opposed this bill

9 Organizations Supported and 2 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Employee Rights Act

9 organizations supported this bill

Americans for Prosperity
Valvo, James (2011, September 28). Letter of Support: Employee Rights Act, S. 1507 and H.R. 2810 Read more: http://americansforprosperity.org/legislativealerts/092811-letter-support-employee-rights-act-s-1507-and-hr-2810/#ixzz20zw2Cymc. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from Americans for Prosperity.
Assisted Living Federation of America
Assisted Living Federation of America (2011, August 9). Congress Files Bills Aimed at Restoring Employee Protections. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from Assisted Living Federation of America.
Association for Manufacturing Technology
Association for Manufacturing Technology (2012, April 24). Pro-Manufacturing Legislation in the 112th Congress. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from Association for Manufacturing Technology.
Capital Research Center
Sherk, James (2012, May 31). Should Union Members Get to Re-Elect Their Unions? One Way to Make Unions Accountable. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from Capital Research Center.
Center For Union Facts
Center for Union Facts (n.d.). Understanding Employee Rights. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from Center for Union Facts.
Heritage Foundation
Carson, Dwayne (2012, February 17). The Employee Rights Act. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from Heritage Action.
National Legal and Policy Center
Horowitz, Carl (n.d.). Sen. Hatch Unveils Employee Rights Act to Reform Labor Law. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from National Legal and Policy Center.
National Retail Federation
National Retail Federation (n.d.). Stop NRLB's Attempt At Backdoor Cardcheck. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from Retail Means Jobs.
Workplace Fairness Institute
Wszolek, Fred (2012, January 31). Employers Look To Congress To Balance Labor Scale. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from Workplace Fairness Institute.

2 organizations opposed this bill

AFL-CIO
Kasperowicz, Pete (2011, August 4). Hatch, Scott seek secret ballots on union decisions, limits on union political spending. The Hill. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from http://thehill.com/blogs/floor-action/senate/175427-hatch-seeks-secret-ballots-on-union-decisions-limits-on-unions-political-spending.
California Labor Federation
Logan, John (2012, March 22). The GOP’s Assault on Labor Rights: What is Happening in the States?. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from California Labor Federation.

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Includes reported contributions to congressional campaigns of Senators in office during the 112th U.S. Congress, from interest groups invested in the vote according to MapLight, January 1, 2007 – December 31, 2012.
Contributions data source: OpenSecrets.org

Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$2,000
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$125,083$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$185,011$0
John BarrassoRWY$68,900$0
Max BaucusDMT$116,450$4,750
Mark BegichDAK$12,162$10,500
Michael BennetDCO$35,100$9,000
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$2,000$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$33,725$5,000
Roy BluntRMO$348,486$0
John BoozmanRAR$106,695$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$28,880$1,000
Scott BrownRMA$936,943$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$81,869$12,050
Richard BurrRNC$116,387$0
Maria CantwellDWA$31,583$200
Ben CardinDMD$77,050$9,000
Tom CarperDDE$32,400$600
Bob CaseyDPA$54,500$19,700
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$635,948$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$133,050$0
Tom CoburnROK$164,380$0
William Thad CochranRMS$45,753$0
Susan CollinsRME$284,856$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$16,100$0
Chris CoonsDDE$27,750$5,000
Bob CorkerRTN$144,130$0
John CornynRTX$554,472$0
Mike CrapoRID$35,700$0
Jim DeMintRSC$416,171$0
Dick DurbinDIL$72,550$1,500
Mike EnziRWY$35,250$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$52,000$2,500
Alan FrankenDMN$33,000$15,000
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$135,333$11,000
Lindsey GrahamRSC$96,720$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$162,950$0
Kay HaganDNC$36,400$17,500
Tom HarkinDIA$31,650$0
Orrin HatchRUT$161,050$0
Dean HellerRNV$239,757$0
John HoevenRND$61,750$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$108,600$0
Jim InhofeROK$201,477$0
Dan InouyeDHI$25,400$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$71,517$0
Mike JohannsRNE$92,646$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$292,353$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$29,000$10,950
John KerryDMA$69,350$0
Mark KirkRIL$513,025$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$84,233$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$-3,000$0
Mary LandrieuDLA$98,149$0
Frank LautenbergDNJ$20,400$3,500
Patrick LeahyDVT$9,700$0
Mike LeeRUT$65,496$0
Carl LevinDMI$17,250$2,500
Joe LiebermanICT$12,200$0
Dick LugarRIN$96,700$0
Joe ManchinDWV$48,850$23,750
John McCainRAZ$265,973$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$51,800$1,600
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$675,508$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$85,050$7,500
Jeff MerkleyDOR$12,250$10,000
Barbara MikulskiDMD$27,125$2,000
Jerry MoranRKS$46,550$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$38,100$0
Patty MurrayDWA$54,250$13,500
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$41,100$1,000
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$121,350$0
Rand PaulRKY$349,885$0
Rob PortmanROH$430,527$0
Mark PryorDAR$30,650$1,000
John "Jack" ReedDRI$12,750$3,500
Harry ReidDNV$134,850$8,000
Jim RischRID$265,609$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$278,649$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$72,900$2,500
Marco RubioRFL$873,226$500
Bernie SandersIVT$2,250$3,100
Chuck SchumerDNY$80,400$10,000
Jeff SessionsRAL$119,070$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$27,755$10,000
Richard ShelbyRAL$33,200$0
Olympia SnoweRME$49,250$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$142,416$10,750
Jon TesterDMT$22,566$8,000
John ThuneRSD$459,542$0
Patrick ToomeyRPA$1,245,848$0
Mark UdallDCO$31,850$9,000
Tom UdallDNM$19,300$9,000
David VitterRLA$326,838$0
Mark WarnerDVA$65,150$0
Jim WebbDVA$2,000$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$11,416$2,000
Roger WickerRMS$191,075$0
Ron WydenDOR$88,500$0

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$2,000
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$125,083$0
Kelly AyotteRNH$185,011$0
John BarrassoRWY$68,900$0
Max BaucusDMT$116,450$4,750
Mark BegichDAK$12,162$10,500
Michael BennetDCO$35,100$9,000
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$2,000$0
Richard BlumenthalDCT$33,725$5,000
Roy BluntRMO$348,486$0
John BoozmanRAR$106,695$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$28,880$1,000
Scott BrownRMA$936,943$0
Sherrod BrownDOH$81,869$12,050
Richard BurrRNC$116,387$0
Maria CantwellDWA$31,583$200
Ben CardinDMD$77,050$9,000
Tom CarperDDE$32,400$600
Bob CaseyDPA$54,500$19,700
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$635,948$0
Daniel CoatsRIN$133,050$0
Tom CoburnROK$164,380$0
William Thad CochranRMS$45,753$0
Susan CollinsRME$284,856$0
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$16,100$0
Chris CoonsDDE$27,750$5,000
Bob CorkerRTN$144,130$0
John CornynRTX$554,472$0
Mike CrapoRID$35,700$0
Jim DeMintRSC$416,171$0
Dick DurbinDIL$72,550$1,500
Mike EnziRWY$35,250$0
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$52,000$2,500
Alan FrankenDMN$33,000$15,000
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$135,333$11,000
Lindsey GrahamRSC$96,720$0
Chuck GrassleyRIA$162,950$0
Kay HaganDNC$36,400$17,500
Tom HarkinDIA$31,650$0
Orrin HatchRUT$161,050$0
Dean HellerRNV$239,757$0
John HoevenRND$61,750$0
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$108,600$0
Jim InhofeROK$201,477$0
Dan InouyeDHI$25,400$0
Johnny IsaksonRGA$71,517$0
Mike JohannsRNE$92,646$0
Ron JohnsonRWI$292,353$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$29,000$10,950
John KerryDMA$69,350$0
Mark KirkRIL$513,025$0
Amy KlobucharDMN$84,233$0
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$-3,000$0
Mary LandrieuDLA$98,149$0
Frank LautenbergDNJ$20,400$3,500
Patrick LeahyDVT$9,700$0
Mike LeeRUT$65,496$0
Carl LevinDMI$17,250$2,500
Joe LiebermanICT$12,200$0
Dick LugarRIN$96,700$0
Joe ManchinDWV$48,850$23,750
John McCainRAZ$265,973$0
Claire McCaskillDMO$51,800$1,600
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$675,508$0
Bob MenéndezDNJ$85,050$7,500
Jeff MerkleyDOR$12,250$10,000
Barbara MikulskiDMD$27,125$2,000
Jerry MoranRKS$46,550$0
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$38,100$0
Patty MurrayDWA$54,250$13,500
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$41,100$1,000
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$121,350$0
Rand PaulRKY$349,885$0
Rob PortmanROH$430,527$0
Mark PryorDAR$30,650$1,000
John "Jack" ReedDRI$12,750$3,500
Harry ReidDNV$134,850$8,000
Jim RischRID$265,609$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$278,649$0
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$72,900$2,500
Marco RubioRFL$873,226$500
Bernie SandersIVT$2,250$3,100
Chuck SchumerDNY$80,400$10,000
Jeff SessionsRAL$119,070$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$27,755$10,000
Richard ShelbyRAL$33,200$0
Olympia SnoweRME$49,250$0
Debbie StabenowDMI$142,416$10,750
Jon TesterDMT$22,566$8,000
John ThuneRSD$459,542$0
Patrick ToomeyRPA$1,245,848$0
Mark UdallDCO$31,850$9,000
Tom UdallDNM$19,300$9,000
David VitterRLA$326,838$0
Mark WarnerDVA$65,150$0
Jim WebbDVA$2,000$0
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$11,416$2,000
Roger WickerRMS$191,075$0
Ron WydenDOR$88,500$0

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$8,960,737
Industrial/commercial equipment & materials$3,347,303
Home care services$1,305,045
Retail trade$902,721
Labor, anti-union$57,937
Fiscal & tax policy$36,075

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Labor Unions$279,950
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