Description: TO AGREE TO A CONFERENCE REPORT ON S. 1423, A BILL TO PERMIT EMPLOYER CONTRIBUTIONS TO JOINTLY ADMINISTERED TRUST FUNDS ESTABLISHED BY LABOR ORGANIZATIONS TO DEFRAY COSTS OF LEGAL SERVICES.
Bill summary: (LATEST SUMMARY)
Permits, under the Labor Management Relations Act, employer contributions to jointly administered trust funds established by labor organizations to defray costs of legal services.
Bars the use of such funds in suits against contributing employers, except in workmen's compensation cases, suits against participating labor organizations, and in any suit against any employer or labor organization where the matter in question arises under the National Labor-Relations Act or the
Labor-Management Relations Act.
Prohibits the use of such funds where a labor organization would be prohibited from defraying the costs of legal services by the provisions of the Labor-Management Reporting and Disclosure Act of 1959.
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Bill titles: A bill to amend the Labor Management Relations Act, 1947, to permit employer contributions to jointly administered trust funds established by labor organizations to defray costs of legal services.
Original source documents: Digest of the Congressional Record vol. 119-118, p. H6597;
Links for more info on the vote: congress.gov