Latest Example of California’s Dysfunction Is Pro-Union Constitutional Amendment 7


Public works projects in California aren’t dead but with multiple co-morbidities, they’re in poor health. The most conspicuous example is the high-speed rail, maybe the biggest construction burnout in history. And, if critics of a proposed constitutional amendment are right, it will set a sorry tone for decades to come.

Senate Constitutional Amendment 7, the Right to Organize and Negotiate Act, is a resolution intended to change the state Constitution to “ensure that all Californians have the right to join a union and to negotiate with their employers, through their legally chosen representative” and “to protect their economic well-being and safety at work.”

At the same time, it prohibits any statute or ordinance “that interferes with, negates, or diminishes the right of employees to organize and bargain collectively over their wages, hours, and other terms and conditions of employment and workplace safety.”

Click to read the full article in Times of San Diego.

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