HB4615 HFA Lovejoy 2-12 revised


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Delegate Lovejoy moves to amend the bill on page 4, section 34, lines 68 through 71, by striking out subsection (e) in its entirety and inserting in lieu thereof, the following:

(e) (1) The provisions of this section do not apply to:

Any person or organization:

(i) monitoring or attentive to compliance with public or worker safety laws, or, wage and hour requirements;

(ii) picketing at the workplace that is otherwise lawful and arises out of a bona fide labor dispute including any controversy concerning wages, salaries, hours, working conditions or benefits, including health and welfare, sick leave, insurance, and pension or retirement provisions, the managing or maintenance of collective bargaining agreements, and the terms to be included in those agreements; or

(iii) engaging in union organizing or recruitment activities including attempting to reach workers verbally, in writing with pamphlets and investigation of non-union working conditions, or both.

(2) The right to free speech or assembly, including, but not limited to, protesting and picketing.

(3) To a contractor who has a contractual relationship with a critical infrastructure facility and the contractor's employees are acting within their scope of employment performing work at a critical infrastructure facility.