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Amends state Constitution to eliminate employees' option to designate union representation by proving majority support to their employer. Would require formal secret ballot election for any designation of labor representation. Restates existing Constitutional guarantee of vote by secret ballot in elections for public office and upon an initiative or referendum. Adds that secret ballot is a fundamental right. Summary of estimate by Legislative Analyst and Director of Finance of fiscal impact on state and local government: Potential increased costs on state and local governments. These costs are not known, but probably would not be significant.
Alek Bohigian (559) 760-5233
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Secret Ballot. Restrictions on Employees Seeking Labor Representation. Initiative Constitutional Amendment. California Initiative 1486 (2011).