2015 Uncodified Acts

2015 Virginia Uncodified Acts
11/18/2019

CHAPTER 717

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 490

 

Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of Virginia by adding in Article I a section numbered 11-A, relating to the right to work.

 

Agreed to by the House of Delegates, February 9, 2015

Agreed to by the Senate, February 20, 2015

 

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, a majority of the members elected to each house agreeing, That the following amendment to the Constitution of Virginia be, and the same hereby is, proposed and referred to the General Assembly at its first regular session held after the next general election of members of the House of Delegates for its concurrence in conformity with the provisions of Section 1 of Article XII of the Constitution of Virginia, namely:

Amend the Constitution of Virginia by adding in Article I a section numbered 11-A as follows:

ARTICLE I

BILL OF RIGHTS

Section 11-A. Right to work.

Any agreement or combination between any employer and any labor union or labor organization whereby nonmembers of the union or organization are denied the right to work for the employer, or whereby such membership is made a condition of employment or continuation of employment by such employer, or whereby any such union or organization acquires an employment monopoly in any enterprise, is against public policy and constitutes an illegal combination or conspiracy and is void.