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…

38% more
$57,937
$8,809,800
$8,867,737
$279,950
$424,550
$4,405,245
$819,320
$497,500
$6,426,565
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$76,833$26,849
Kelly AyotteRNH$132,411$13,700
John BarrassoRWY$39,800$3,000
Max BaucusDMT$0$56,452
Mark BegichDAK$0$104,850
Michael BennetDCO$0$174,848
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$5,800
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$112,950
Roy BluntRMO$215,186$39,825
John BoozmanRAR$81,095$1,500
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$208,259
Scott BrownRMA$753,293$133,243
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$235,988
Richard BurrRNC$71,937$12,000
Maria CantwellDWA$0$47,390
Ben CardinDMD$0$83,420
Tom CarperDDE$0$39,270
Bob CaseyDPA$0$146,275
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$532,798$24,100
Daniel CoatsRIN$94,000$9,100
Tom CoburnROK$136,330$10,450
William Thad CochranRMS$16,700$250
Susan CollinsRME$153,283$60,338
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$5,000
Chris CoonsDDE$0$59,200
Bob CorkerRTN$51,930$63,094
John CornynRTX$419,172$48,600
Mike CrapoRID$200$0
Jim DeMintRSC$375,920$9,250
Dick DurbinDIL$0$100,225
John EnsignRNV$0$0
Mike EnziRWY$8,250$7,050
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$1,000$51,926
Alan FrankenDMN$0$385,459
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$-400$537,291
Lindsey GrahamRSC$39,000$15,000
Chuck GrassleyRIA$59,800$37,600
Kay HaganDNC$0$89,700
Tom HarkinDIA$0$62,750
Orrin HatchRUT$20,500$29,000
John HoevenRND$21,900$3,650
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$91,400$2,000
Jim InhofeROK$160,425$14,200
Dan InouyeDHI$0$25,100
Johnny IsaksonRGA$31,750$21,150
Mike JohannsRNE$69,396$3,500
Ron JohnsonRWI$216,403$18,000
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$50,050
John KerryDMA$0$36,400
Mark KirkRIL$365,025$52,450
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$105,441
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$-5,000$0
Mary LandrieuDLA$0$103,600
Frank LautenbergDNJ$0$89,275
Patrick LeahyDVT$0$73,050
Mike LeeRUT$50,796$5,300
Carl LevinDMI$0$47,150
Joe LiebermanICT$0$5,400
Dick LugarRIN$15,300$16,250
Joe ManchinDWV$0$76,750
John McCainRAZ$224,923$55,500
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$218,560
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$490,408$57,450
Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,000$89,750
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$144,700
Barbara MikulskiDMD$0$35,200
Jerry MoranRKS$32,150$4,250
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$7,650$7,300
Patty MurrayDWA$0$100,770
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$1,000$8,250
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$85,508
Rand PaulRKY$309,485$10,800
Rob PortmanROH$203,981$48,850
Mark PryorDAR$500$28,845
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$45,300
Harry ReidDNV$4,600$169,104
Jim RischRID$232,559$2,400
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$175,199$15,002
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$72,500
Marco RubioRFL$810,676$56,435
Bernie SandersIVT$0$62,183
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$187,450
Jeff SessionsRAL$93,870$5,400
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$139,824
Richard ShelbyRAL$5,700$7,800
Olympia SnoweRME$19,050$17,250
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$91,350
Jon TesterDMT$0$145,600
John ThuneRSD$385,992$20,650
Patrick ToomeyRPA$1,171,348$22,133
Mark UdallDCO$0$135,375
Tom UdallDNM$0$173,538
David VitterRLA$268,738$10,400
Mark WarnerDVA$0$165,100
Jim WebbDVA$0$9,100
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$87,499
Roger WickerRMS$132,475$25,250
Ron WydenDOR$0$62,471

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NamePartyState$ From Interest Groups
That Supported
$ From Interest Groups
That Opposed
Daniel K. AkakaDHI$0$2,000
Andrew Lamar AlexanderRTN$76,833$26,849
Kelly AyotteRNH$132,411$13,700
John BarrassoRWY$39,800$3,000
Max BaucusDMT$0$56,452
Mark BegichDAK$0$104,850
Michael BennetDCO$0$174,848
Jesse "Jeff" BingamanDNM$0$5,800
Richard BlumenthalDCT$0$112,950
Roy BluntRMO$215,186$39,825
John BoozmanRAR$81,095$1,500
Barbara BoxerDCA$0$208,259
Scott BrownRMA$753,293$133,243
Sherrod BrownDOH$0$235,988
Richard BurrRNC$71,937$12,000
Maria CantwellDWA$0$47,390
Ben CardinDMD$0$83,420
Tom CarperDDE$0$39,270
Bob CaseyDPA$0$146,275
Clarence Saxby ChamblissRGA$532,798$24,100
Daniel CoatsRIN$94,000$9,100
Tom CoburnROK$136,330$10,450
William Thad CochranRMS$16,700$250
Susan CollinsRME$153,283$60,338
Gaylord Kent ConradDND$0$5,000
Chris CoonsDDE$0$59,200
Bob CorkerRTN$51,930$63,094
John CornynRTX$419,172$48,600
Mike CrapoRID$200$0
Jim DeMintRSC$375,920$9,250
Dick DurbinDIL$0$100,225
John EnsignRNV$0$0
Mike EnziRWY$8,250$7,050
Dianne FeinsteinDCA$1,000$51,926
Alan FrankenDMN$0$385,459
Kirsten GillibrandDNY$-400$537,291
Lindsey GrahamRSC$39,000$15,000
Chuck GrassleyRIA$59,800$37,600
Kay HaganDNC$0$89,700
Tom HarkinDIA$0$62,750
Orrin HatchRUT$20,500$29,000
John HoevenRND$21,900$3,650
Kay Bailey HutchisonRTX$91,400$2,000
Jim InhofeROK$160,425$14,200
Dan InouyeDHI$0$25,100
Johnny IsaksonRGA$31,750$21,150
Mike JohannsRNE$69,396$3,500
Ron JohnsonRWI$216,403$18,000
Tim JohnsonDSD$0$50,050
John KerryDMA$0$36,400
Mark KirkRIL$365,025$52,450
Amy KlobucharDMN$0$105,441
Herb KohlDWI$0$0
Jon KylRAZ$-5,000$0
Mary LandrieuDLA$0$103,600
Frank LautenbergDNJ$0$89,275
Patrick LeahyDVT$0$73,050
Mike LeeRUT$50,796$5,300
Carl LevinDMI$0$47,150
Joe LiebermanICT$0$5,400
Dick LugarRIN$15,300$16,250
Joe ManchinDWV$0$76,750
John McCainRAZ$224,923$55,500
Claire McCaskillDMO$0$218,560
Addison "Mitch" McConnellRKY$490,408$57,450
Bob MenéndezDNJ$1,000$89,750
Jeff MerkleyDOR$0$144,700
Barbara MikulskiDMD$0$35,200
Jerry MoranRKS$32,150$4,250
Lisa MurkowskiRAK$7,650$7,300
Patty MurrayDWA$0$100,770
Earl "Ben" NelsonDNE$1,000$8,250
Clarence "Bill" NelsonDFL$0$85,508
Rand PaulRKY$309,485$10,800
Rob PortmanROH$203,981$48,850
Mark PryorDAR$500$28,845
John "Jack" ReedDRI$0$45,300
Harry ReidDNV$4,600$169,104
Jim RischRID$232,559$2,400
Charles "Pat" RobertsRKS$175,199$15,002
John "Jay" RockefellerDWV$0$72,500
Marco RubioRFL$810,676$56,435
Bernie SandersIVT$0$62,183
Chuck SchumerDNY$0$187,450
Jeff SessionsRAL$93,870$5,400
Jeanne ShaheenDNH$0$139,824
Richard ShelbyRAL$5,700$7,800
Olympia SnoweRME$19,050$17,250
Debbie StabenowDMI$0$91,350
Jon TesterDMT$0$145,600
John ThuneRSD$385,992$20,650
Patrick ToomeyRPA$1,171,348$22,133
Mark UdallDCO$0$135,375
Tom UdallDNM$0$173,538
David VitterRLA$268,738$10,400
Mark WarnerDVA$0$165,100
Jim WebbDVA$0$9,100
Sheldon WhitehouseDRI$0$87,499
Roger WickerRMS$132,475$25,250
Ron WydenDOR$0$62,471

Interest Groups that supported this bill

$ Donated
Republican/Conservative$8,809,800
Labor, anti-union$57,937

Interest Groups that opposed this bill

$ Donated
Book, newspaper & periodical publishing$4,405,245
Manufacturing unions$819,320
IBEW (Intl Brotherhood of Electrical Workers)$497,500
Commercial service unions$424,550
Labor Unions$279,950
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