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S. 1523 - Protecting Jobs From Government Interference Act

Labor and employment. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to prohibit the National Labor Relations Board from ordering any employers to close, relocate, or transfer employment under any circumstance. (by CRS) 
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The bill has been introduced. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

Protecting Jobs From Government Interference Act

S. 1523 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to prohibit the National Labor Relations Board from ordering any employers to close, relocate, or transfer employment under any circumstance. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to prohibit the National Labor Relations Board from ordering any employers to close, relocate, or transfer employment under any circumstance.
Other Titles
  • Protecting Jobs From Government Interference Act
Sponsor
Lindsey Graham
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Labor and employment
  • Administrative law and regulatory procedures
  • Business investment and capital
  • Industrial facilities
  • Labor-management relations
  • Manufacturing
  • National Labor Relations Board (NLRB)
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Major Actions
Introduced9/08/2011
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced9/08/2011
9/08/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
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Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

13 Organizations Supported and 12 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
Protecting Jobs From Government Interference Act

13 organizations supported this bill

Alliance for Worker Freedom
Prandoni, Christopher (2011, July 25). Letter to Members of Congress. Retrieved July 26, 2011, from Alliance for Worker Freedom.
American Hotel & Lodging Association
House Committee on Education & the Workforce (2011, July 21). Committee Approves Legislation to Protect American Jobs, Remove Barriers to U.S. Investment. Retrieved July 26, 2011, from Press Releases.
Americans for Tax Reform
ATR (2011, July 25). Letter of Support: H.R. 2587 - The Protecting Jobs from Government Interference Act. Retrieved July 26, 2011, from ATR.
Associated Builders & Contractors
House Committee on Education and the Workforce (2011, July 21). Committee Approves Legislation to Protect American Jobs, Remove Barriers to U.S. Investment. Retrieved July 26, 2011, from Press Releases.
Business Coalition for Fair Competition
House Committee on Education and the Workforce (2011, July 21). Committee Approves Legislation to Protect American Jobs, Remove Barriers to U.S. Investment . Retrieved July 22, 2011, from Education and the Workforce Committee.
Coalition for a Democratic Workplace
House Committee on Education and the Workforce (2011, July 21). Committee Approves Legislation to Protect American Jobs, Remove Barriers to U.S. Investment . Retrieved July 22, 2011, from Education and the Workforce Committee.
FreedomWorks
Kibbe, Matt (2011, September 14). Key Vote YES on H.R. 2587 Protecting Jobs from Government Interference Act. Retrieved September 21, 2011, from Freedomworks.
National Association of Manufacturers
House Committee on Education and the Workforce (2011, July 21). Committee Approves Legislation to Protect American Jobs, Remove Barriers to U.S. Investment. Retrieved July 26, 2011, from Press Releases.
National Council of Chain Restaurants
House Committee on Education & the Workforce (2011, July 21). Committee Approves Legislation to Protect American Jobs, Remove Barriers to U.S. Investment. Retrieved July 26, 2011, from Press Releases.
National Retail Federation
House Committee on Education & the Workforce (2011, July 21). Committee Approves Legislation to Protect American Jobs, Remove Barriers to U.S. Investment. Retrieved July 26, 2011, from Press Releases.
Printing Industries of America
House Committee on Education and the Workforce (2011, July 21). Committee Approves Legislation to Protect American Jobs, Remove Barriers to U.S. Investment . Retrieved July 22, 2011, from Press Releases.
U.S. Chamber of Commerce
House Committee on Education and the Workforce (2011, July 21). Committee Approves Legislation to Protect American Jobs, Remove Barriers to U.S. Investment . Retrieved July 22, 2011, from Press Releases.
Workforce Fairness Institute
WFI (2011, July 21). WFI Supports The Protecting Jobs From Government Interference Act. Retrieved July 22, 2011, from Workforce Fairness Institute.

12 organizations opposed this bill

AFL-CIO
Samuel, William (2011, July 20). Letter to Chairman Kline and Ranking Minority Member Miller. Retrieved July 28, 2011, from House Education and the Workforce Democrats.
American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees
Levin, Brian (2011, July 28). Letters of Opposition to HR 2587, the "Eviscerate Workers' Rights and Ship Jobs Overseas Bill". Retrieved July 28, 2011, from House Committee on Education & the Workforce Democrats.
American Federation of Teachers
(2011, September 14). AFT Letter to Representatives. Retrieved May 10, 2012, from House Education and the Workforce Democrats.
Association of Western Pulp & Paper Workers
AWPPW (2011, July 22). House Republicans Put Boeing Over Workers’ Rights in Bill to Cripple NLRB. Retrieved July 26, 2011, from AWPPW.
Building and Construction Trades Department, AFL-CIO
Ayers, Mark H. (2011, July 26). Dear Chairman Kline and Ranking Minority Leader Miller:. Retrieved July 18, 2012, from House Education and the Workforce Democrats.
Communications Workers of America
Larsen, Shane (2011, July 27). CWA Letter to Representatives. Retrieved May 10, 2012, from House Education and the Workforce Democrats.
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers
Levin, Brian (2011, July 28). Letters of Opposition to HR 2587, the "Eviscerate Workers' Rights and Ship Jobs Overseas Bill". Retrieved July 28, 2011, from House Committee on Education & the Workforce Democrats.
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
IBEW 453 (2011, June 21). House Republicans Cripple NLRB. Retrieved July 26, 2011, from IBEW 453.
International Brotherhood of Teamsters
Levin, Brian (2011, July 28). Letters of Opposition to HR 2587, the "Eviscerate Workers' Rights and Ship Jobs Overseas Bill". Retrieved July 28, 2011, from House Committee on Education & the Workforce Democrats.
International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America
Somson, Barbara (2011, July 28). UAW Letter to Representatives. Retrieved July 28, 2011, from House Committee on Education & the Workforce Democrats.
National Consumers League
undersigned organizations (2011, July 26). NCL denounces H.R. 2587 which would eliminate key worker protections, legalize retaliation against workers for exercising their rights . Retrieved March 28, 2014, from NCL.
United Steelworkers
Gerard, Leo W. (2011, July 25). USW Letter to Representatives. Retrieved May 10, 2012, from House Education and the Workforce Democrats.

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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.
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Contributions by Legislator

Namesort iconPartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$5,000$31,000
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$165,783$1,500
Kelly AyotteRNH$286,007$0
John BarrassoRWY$108,350$1,000
Max BaucusDMT$160,704$113,750
Mark BegichDAK$27,012$161,600
Michael F. BennetDCO$56,500$111,000
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$500$5,000
Richard BlumenthalDCT$20,050$148,000
Roy BluntRMO$638,586$2,500
John BoozmanRAR$155,632$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$46,440$164,600
Scott P. BrownRMA$1,161,078$3,150
Sherrod BrownDOH$54,369$213,756
Richard BurrRNC$264,488$1,500
Maria CantwellDWA$57,150$20,750
Ben CardinDMD$108,100$153,500
Tom CarperDDE$89,530$54,720
Bob CaseyDPA$98,050$184,050
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$824,748$1,000
Daniel CoatsRIN$174,100$0
Tom CoburnROK$157,080$0
William Thad CochranRMS$52,853$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$358,033$11,000
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$1,000$11,000
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$27,000$135,750
Bob CorkerRTN$229,060$1,000
John CornynRTX$664,676$250
Mike CrapoRID$47,225$1,000
Jim DeMintRSC$445,670$0
Dick DurbinDIL$115,275$180,850
Mike EnziRWY$72,050$1,000
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$96,009$86,650
Al FrankenDMN$48,523$237,300
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$228,985$447,000
Lindsey GrahamRSC$114,150$2,500
Chuck GrassleyRIA$142,700$2,500
Kay R. HaganDNC$22,400$162,300
Tom HarkinDIA$18,750$165,800
Orrin G. HatchRUT$210,680$0
Dean HellerRNV$350,158$0
John HoevenRND$106,300$7,500
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$98,250$0
Jim InhofeROK$207,027$0
Dan InouyeDHI$34,000$82,500
Johnny IsaksonRGA$178,125$1,500
Mike JohannsRNE$175,308$29,500
Ron JohnsonRWI$329,914$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$16,721$186,950
John F. KerryDMA$36,600$93,750
Mark KirkRIL$628,973$47,400
Amy KlobucharDMN$118,700$153,950
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$27,644$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$85,322$116,500
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$28,300$131,000
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$10,985$93,050
Mike LeeRUT$79,296$0
Carl LevinDMI$25,550$129,350
Joe LiebermanICT$5,900$-5,000
Dick LugarRIN$127,243$2,000
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$127,001$253,750
John McCainRAZ$326,323$250
Claire McCaskillDMO$63,220$180,750
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$797,258$-5,000
Bob MenéndezDNJ$204,937$173,500
Jeff MerkleyDOR$32,150$246,700
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$28,700$111,500
Jerry MoranRKS$136,442$7,500
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$96,400$44,800
Patty MurrayDWA$46,850$174,975
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$89,156$49,500
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$94,567$125,450
Rand PaulRKY$372,085$1,000
Rob PortmanROH$408,181$5,000
Mark L. PryorDAR$76,650$109,500
John "Jack" ReedDRI$22,350$134,050
Harry ReidDNV$268,750$219,050
Jim RischRID$280,326$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$291,649$1,000
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$53,100$129,000
Marco RubioRFL$1,019,474$500
Bernie SandersIVT$7,400$137,900
Chuck SchumerDNY$202,560$145,250
Jeff SessionsRAL$152,270$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$39,950$218,000
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$65,716$1,500
Olympia J. SnoweRME$69,833$8,000
Debbie StabenowDMI$49,850$184,566
Jon TesterDMT$20,100$161,500
John ThuneRSD$571,972$10,000
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,387,481$0
Mark UdallDCO$44,460$199,450
Tom UdallDNM$29,827$235,167
David VitterRLA$403,963$5,000
Mark R. WarnerDVA$153,050$141,550
Jim WebbDVA$6,000$27,500
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$17,650$144,200
Roger F. WickerRMS$303,608$0
Ron WydenDOR$53,850$74,750

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
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$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$5,000$31,000
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$165,783$1,500
Kelly AyotteRNH$286,007$0
John BarrassoRWY$108,350$1,000
Max BaucusDMT$160,704$113,750
Mark BegichDAK$27,012$161,600
Michael F. BennetDCO$56,500$111,000
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$500$5,000
Richard BlumenthalDCT$20,050$148,000
Roy BluntRMO$638,586$2,500
John BoozmanRAR$155,632$0
Barbara BoxerDCA$46,440$164,600
Scott P. BrownRMA$1,161,078$3,150
Sherrod BrownDOH$54,369$213,756
Richard BurrRNC$264,488$1,500
Maria CantwellDWA$57,150$20,750
Ben CardinDMD$108,100$153,500
Tom CarperDDE$89,530$54,720
Bob CaseyDPA$98,050$184,050
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$824,748$1,000
Daniel CoatsRIN$174,100$0
Tom CoburnROK$157,080$0
William Thad CochranRMS$52,853$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$358,033$11,000
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$1,000$11,000
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$27,000$135,750
Bob CorkerRTN$229,060$1,000
John CornynRTX$664,676$250
Mike CrapoRID$47,225$1,000
Jim DeMintRSC$445,670$0
Dick DurbinDIL$115,275$180,850
Mike EnziRWY$72,050$1,000
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$96,009$86,650
Al FrankenDMN$48,523$237,300
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$228,985$447,000
Lindsey GrahamRSC$114,150$2,500
Chuck GrassleyRIA$142,700$2,500
Kay R. HaganDNC$22,400$162,300
Tom HarkinDIA$18,750$165,800
Orrin G. HatchRUT$210,680$0
Dean HellerRNV$350,158$0
John HoevenRND$106,300$7,500
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$98,250$0
Jim InhofeROK$207,027$0
Dan InouyeDHI$34,000$82,500
Johnny IsaksonRGA$178,125$1,500
Mike JohannsRNE$175,308$29,500
Ron JohnsonRWI$329,914$0
Tim JohnsonDSD$16,721$186,950
John F. KerryDMA$36,600$93,750
Mark KirkRIL$628,973$47,400
Amy KlobucharDMN$118,700$153,950
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$27,644$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$85,322$116,500
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$28,300$131,000
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$10,985$93,050
Mike LeeRUT$79,296$0
Carl LevinDMI$25,550$129,350
Joe LiebermanICT$5,900$-5,000
Dick LugarRIN$127,243$2,000
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$127,001$253,750
John McCainRAZ$326,323$250
Claire McCaskillDMO$63,220$180,750
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$797,258$-5,000
Bob MenéndezDNJ$204,937$173,500
Jeff MerkleyDOR$32,150$246,700
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$28,700$111,500
Jerry MoranRKS$136,442$7,500
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$96,400$44,800
Patty MurrayDWA$46,850$174,975
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$89,156$49,500
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$94,567$125,450
Rand PaulRKY$372,085$1,000
Rob PortmanROH$408,181$5,000
Mark L. PryorDAR$76,650$109,500
John "Jack" ReedDRI$22,350$134,050
Harry ReidDNV$268,750$219,050
Jim RischRID$280,326$0
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$291,649$1,000
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$53,100$129,000
Marco RubioRFL$1,019,474$500
Bernie SandersIVT$7,400$137,900
Chuck SchumerDNY$202,560$145,250
Jeff SessionsRAL$152,270$0
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$39,950$218,000
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$65,716$1,500
Olympia J. SnoweRME$69,833$8,000
Debbie StabenowDMI$49,850$184,566
Jon TesterDMT$20,100$161,500
John ThuneRSD$571,972$10,000
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,387,481$0
Mark UdallDCO$44,460$199,450
Tom UdallDNM$29,827$235,167
David VitterRLA$403,963$5,000
Mark R. WarnerDVA$153,050$141,550
Jim WebbDVA$6,000$27,500
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$17,650$144,200
Roger F. WickerRMS$303,608$0
Ron WydenDOR$53,850$74,750

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$8,960,737
Restaurants & drinking establishments$4,326,743
Hotels & motels$2,411,974
Retail trade$902,721
General business associations$556,835
Commercial printing & typesetting$544,152
Builders associations$345,971
Chambers of commerce$262,394
Manufacturing$234,182
Labor, anti-union$57,937
Fiscal & tax policy$36,075

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Building trades unions$3,231,675
Teachers unions$1,026,450
Manufacturing unions$819,320
State & local govt employee unions$509,720
IBEW (Intl Brotherhood of Electrical Workers)$497,500
Teamsters union$379,570
Communications & hi-tech unions$369,600
Labor Unions$279,950
Automotive Unions$278,632
Other unions$152,167
Consumer groups$750
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