Description: TO PASS H.R. 13678.
Bill summary: (LATEST SUMMARY)
Extends the coverage of the National Labor Relations Act to employees of nonprofit hospitals. Defines the term "health care institution" for purposes of this Act. Sets forth collective bargaining notice, mediation, and agreement procedures to govern employees of a health care institution.
Provides that if a labor dispute between a health care institution and its employees is not settled under the National Labor Relations Act, and in the judgment of the Director of the
Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service threatens substantially to interrupt the delivery of health care, the Director shall create a board to investigate and report respecting such labor dispute.
Provides that an employee of a health care institution who is a member of and adheres to tenents or teachings of a bona fide religion, body, or sect which has historically held conscientious objections to joining or financially supporting labor organizations shall not be required to join or financially support any labor organization as a condition of employment."
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Bill titles: A bill to amend the National Labor Relations Act to extend its coverage and protection to employees of nonprofit hospitals, and for other purposes.
Original source documents: Digest of the Congressional Record vol. 120-76, p. H4604;
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