Initiative. Sets forth permissible and prohibited labor relation activities of agricultural employers, employees, and labor organizations. Makes specified types of strikes, picketing, and boycotts unlawful. Defines unfair labor practices. Creates Agricultural Labor Relations Board with power to certify organizations as bargaining representatives, conduct elections therefor, prevent unfair labor practices, and investigate and hold hearings relating to enforcement of Act. Provides Board's orders are reviewable and enforceable by courts. Provides interference with Board's performance of duties or commission of defined unlawful acts is punishable by fine and/or imprisonment. Financial impact: Cost increase to state of $600,000 per year.
Popular Vote Results
Y: 3348176; A: 42.1; N: 4612642; B: 57.9
Joy G. Jameson, Farmer; Mrs. Joyce Valdez, Housewife; Rennick J. Harris, Rancher
Cesar E. Chavez, Director, United Farm Workers, AFL-CIO; John F. Henning, Executive Secretary-Treasurer California Labor Federation, AFL-CIO; Rev. Wayne (Chris) Hartmire, Director, California Migrant Ministry
Rebuttal Against Author
Joy G. Jameson, Farmer; Mrs. Joyce R. Valdez, Housewife; Rennick J. Harris, Rancher
AGRICULTURAL LABOR RELATIONS California Proposition 22 (1972).