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

S. 504 - National Right-To-Work Act

Labor and employment. 112th Congress (2011-2012) View bill details
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Summary:
A bill to preserve and protect the free choice of individual employees to form, join, or assist labor organizations, or to refrain from such activities. (by CRS) 
Status:
The bill has been introduced. 
There have been no votes on this bill.

National Right-To-Work Act

S. 504 — 112th Congress (2011–2012)

Summary
A bill to preserve and protect the free choice of individual employees to form, join, or assist labor organizations, or to refrain from such activities. (by CRS)
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Title
A bill to preserve and protect the free choice of individual employees to form, join, or assist labor organizations, or to refrain from such activities.
Other Titles
  • National Right-to-Work Act
Sponsor
Jim DeMint
Co-Sponsors
Subjects
  • Labor and employment
  • Labor-management relations
Related Bills
Major Actions
Introduced3/08/2011
Referred to Committee
Bill History

There have been no votes on this bill.

ActionDateDescription
Introduced3/08/2011
3/08/2011Read twice and referred to the Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions.
NumberSponsorDate OfferedStatus

Total contributions given to Senators from interest groups that…

<1% more
$66,287
$6,727,065
$6,793,352
$293,200
$427,300
$4,783,392
$822,570
$459,400
$6,785,862
3 Organizations Supported and 5 Opposed; See Which Ones

Organizations that took a position on
National Right-To-Work Act

3 organizations supported this bill

Alliance for Worker Freedom
Gribben, Billy. (2011, January 20). AWF Supports National Right-to-Work Act. Retrieved April 21, 2011, from Alliance for Worker Freedom.
California Tea Party Groups
California Tea Party Groups (2011, March 8). Republican Senators Introduce National Right to Work Act. Retrieved April 21, 2011, from California Tea Party Groups.
National Right to Work Committee
National Right to Work Committee (n.d.). What is The National Right to Work Committee?. Retrieved April 21, 2011, from National Right to Wrok Committee.

5 organizations opposed this bill

American Rights at Work
Bridges-Curry, Zoe. (2011, March 8). Statement on National Right to Work Act. Retrieved April 21, 2011, from American Rights at Work.
International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers
IAM (2011, March 15). GOP Senators Introduce National Anti-union Law . Retrieved April 21, 2011, from goiam.org.
International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers
IBEW (2011, April 0). Meanwhile, Back in Washington, D.C.: GOP Plan Calls for Gutting Rights, Slashing Jobs. Retrieved April 21, 2011, from The Electrical Worker.
Service Employees International Union
Thomas, Kate. (2011, March 14). "Right-To-Work" Legislation Doesn't Boost The Economy Or Raise Wages . Retrieved April 21, 2011, from SEIU.
Working In These Times
Yoshikane, Akito. (2011, March 9). The Folly Of ‘Right to Work’ Legislation. Retrieved April 21, 2011, from Working In These Times.

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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$23,950$33,549
Kelly AyotteRNH$83,016$17,750
John BarrassoRWY$29,950$3,000
Max BaucusDMT$0$57,522
Mark BegichDAK$1,750$113,500
Michael F. BennetDCO$0$187,948
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$5,800
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$105,650
Roy BluntRMO$119,766$52,875
John BoozmanRAR$40,845$1,500
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$251,542
Scott P. BrownRMA$617,158$141,343
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$240,038
Richard BurrRNC$60,337$14,250
Maria CantwellDWA$0$43,640
Ben CardinDMD$0$83,920
Tom CarperDDE$0$39,270
Bob CaseyDPA$0$125,025
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$354,598$27,150
Daniel CoatsRIN$48,850$6,450
Tom CoburnROK$101,480$11,450
William Thad CochranRMS$5,300$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$63,050$60,888
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$5,000
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$60,450
Bob CorkerRTN$40,180$74,194
John CornynRTX$147,940$52,050
Mike CrapoRID$700$0
Jim DeMintRSC$288,720$12,000
Dick DurbinDIL$0$101,175
John EnsignRNV$0$2,400
Mike EnziRWY$8,000$7,050
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$1,000$51,926
Al FrankenDMN$0$471,557
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$2,000$548,224
Lindsey GrahamRSC$20,558$12,600
Chuck GrassleyRIA$40,150$38,600
Kay R. HaganDNC$0$109,950
Tom HarkinDIA$0$63,400
Orrin G. HatchRUT$26,950$27,000
John HoevenRND$14,100$3,650
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$40,300$2,250
Jim InhofeROK$62,975$14,200
Dan InouyeDHI$1,000$25,100
Johnny IsaksonRGA$24,750$21,150
Mike JohannsRNE$20,246$4,950
Ron JohnsonRWI$155,857$17,500
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$61,850
John F. KerryDMA$0$39,000
Mark KirkRIL$246,400$56,750
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$104,041
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$5,750$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$0$108,680
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$95,375
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$76,950
Mike LeeRUT$31,970$5,300
Carl LevinDMI$0$58,500
Joe LiebermanICT$0$5,400
Dick LugarRIN$18,050$17,250
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$80,000
John McCainRAZ$172,893$50,550
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$223,944
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$234,433$65,350
Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,000$91,450
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$154,800
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$40,833
Jerry MoranRKS$17,450$4,000
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$7,300
Patty MurrayDWA$0$107,303
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$1,000$8,250
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$85,508
Rand PaulRKY$283,240$10,300
Rob PortmanROH$113,598$54,850
Mark L. PryorDAR$500$33,345
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$41,000
Harry ReidDNV$4,600$169,800
Jim RischRID$182,056$2,400
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$102,899$16,002
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$79,000
Marco RubioRFL$952,193$59,502
Bernie SandersIVT$0$64,608
Chuck SchumerDNY$4,400$189,120
Jeff SessionsRAL$55,970$5,400
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$142,699
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$50$7,800
Olympia J. SnoweRME$19,050$17,750
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$91,600
Jon TesterDMT$0$140,100
John ThuneRSD$259,743$21,200
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,356,192$39,933
Mark UdallDCO$0$162,225
Tom UdallDNM$0$158,888
David VitterRLA$216,564$9,900
Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$177,000
Jim WebbDVA$0$9,700
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$89,799
Roger F. WickerRMS$67,875$27,850
Ron WydenDOR$0$63,271

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$2,000
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$23,950$33,549
Kelly AyotteRNH$83,016$17,750
John BarrassoRWY$29,950$3,000
Max BaucusDMT$0$57,522
Mark BegichDAK$1,750$113,500
Michael F. BennetDCO$0$187,948
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$5,800
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$105,650
Roy BluntRMO$119,766$52,875
John BoozmanRAR$40,845$1,500
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$251,542
Scott P. BrownRMA$617,158$141,343
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$240,038
Richard BurrRNC$60,337$14,250
Maria CantwellDWA$0$43,640
Ben CardinDMD$0$83,920
Tom CarperDDE$0$39,270
Bob CaseyDPA$0$125,025
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$354,598$27,150
Daniel CoatsRIN$48,850$6,450
Tom CoburnROK$101,480$11,450
William Thad CochranRMS$5,300$0
Susan M. CollinsRME$63,050$60,888
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$5,000
Christopher A. CoonsDDE$0$60,450
Bob CorkerRTN$40,180$74,194
John CornynRTX$147,940$52,050
Mike CrapoRID$700$0
Jim DeMintRSC$288,720$12,000
Dick DurbinDIL$0$101,175
John EnsignRNV$0$2,400
Mike EnziRWY$8,000$7,050
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$1,000$51,926
Al FrankenDMN$0$471,557
Kirsten E. GillibrandDNY$2,000$548,224
Lindsey GrahamRSC$20,558$12,600
Chuck GrassleyRIA$40,150$38,600
Kay R. HaganDNC$0$109,950
Tom HarkinDIA$0$63,400
Orrin G. HatchRUT$26,950$27,000
John HoevenRND$14,100$3,650
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$40,300$2,250
Jim InhofeROK$62,975$14,200
Dan InouyeDHI$1,000$25,100
Johnny IsaksonRGA$24,750$21,150
Mike JohannsRNE$20,246$4,950
Ron JohnsonRWI$155,857$17,500
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$61,850
John F. KerryDMA$0$39,000
Mark KirkRIL$246,400$56,750
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$104,041
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$5,750$0
Mary L. LandrieuDLA$0$108,680
Frank R. LautenbergDNJ$0$95,375
Patrick J. LeahyDVT$0$76,950
Mike LeeRUT$31,970$5,300
Carl LevinDMI$0$58,500
Joe LiebermanICT$0$5,400
Dick LugarRIN$18,050$17,250
Joe Manchin, IIIDWV$0$80,000
John McCainRAZ$172,893$50,550
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$223,944
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$234,433$65,350
Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,000$91,450
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$154,800
Barbara A. MikulskiDMD$0$40,833
Jerry MoranRKS$17,450$4,000
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$0$7,300
Patty MurrayDWA$0$107,303
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$1,000$8,250
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$85,508
Rand PaulRKY$283,240$10,300
Rob PortmanROH$113,598$54,850
Mark L. PryorDAR$500$33,345
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$41,000
Harry ReidDNV$4,600$169,800
Jim RischRID$182,056$2,400
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$102,899$16,002
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$79,000
Marco RubioRFL$952,193$59,502
Bernie SandersIVT$0$64,608
Chuck SchumerDNY$4,400$189,120
Jeff SessionsRAL$55,970$5,400
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$142,699
Richard C. ShelbyRAL$50$7,800
Olympia J. SnoweRME$19,050$17,750
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$91,600
Jon TesterDMT$0$140,100
John ThuneRSD$259,743$21,200
Patrick J. ToomeyRPA$1,356,192$39,933
Mark UdallDCO$0$162,225
Tom UdallDNM$0$158,888
David VitterRLA$216,564$9,900
Mark R. WarnerDVA$0$177,000
Jim WebbDVA$0$9,700
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$89,799
Roger F. WickerRMS$67,875$27,850
Ron WydenDOR$0$63,271

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$6,727,065
Labor, anti-union$66,287

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Book, newspaper & periodical publishing$4,783,392
Manufacturing unions$822,570
IBEW (Intl Brotherhood of Electrical Workers)$459,400
Commercial service unions$427,300
Labor Unions$293,200
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