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AGRICULTURAL LABOR RELATIONS. INITIATIVE STATUTE. Repeals Agricultural Labor Relations Act of 1975; reenacts as Agricultural Labor Relations Act of 1976. Makes technical amendments to maintain status quo under 1975 Act, except requires new appointments to Agricultural Labor Relations Board. Additional amendments require: access for union organizers to property of employers for certain periods; minimum of 50% of employees to petition for decertification of union; Legislature to provide appropriations necessary to carry out the Act; Board to provide employer-supplied lists of agricultural employees to persons involved in elections. Permits Board to award treble damages for unfair labor practices. Financial impact: No increase in local costs but indeterminate effect on state costs.
Cesar E. Chavez C/O Jerome Cohen And Steven D. Burton Attorneys At Law, P. O. Box 428, Salinas, California 93901 Telephone (408) 424-4136
Agricultural Labor Relations California Initiative 138 (1976).