THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF PENNSYLVANIA
INTRODUCED BY COX, METCALFE, RAPP, CREIGHTON, AUMENT, BEAR, BLOOM, BOYD, CUTLER, DENLINGER, EVERETT, GILLEN, GINGRICH, GRELL, GROVE, HICKERNELL, KAUFFMAN, MAJOR, MALONEY, MILLER, MILNE, MOUL, OBERLANDER, REICHLEY, ROAE, ROCK, SAYLOR, SCHRODER, SIMMONS, STEVENSON, SWANGER AND TALLMAN, APRIL 5, 2011
REFERRED TO COMMITTEE ON LABOR AND INDUSTRY, APRIL 5, 2011
Relieving certain employee organizations of certain duties and
obligations; and repealing the Public Employee Fair Share Fee
The General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
hereby enacts as follows:
Section 1. Limitation on collective bargaining agreements.
(a) General rule.--No collective bargaining agreement made
after the effective date of this section by any political
subdivision nor any extension of an existing collective
bargaining agreement made after the effective date of this
section by any political subdivision may require payment of a
fair share fee to the exclusive representative by a nonmember of
the exclusive representative.
(b) Employee organization representation of nonmembers.--
Notwithstanding the provisions of section 606 of the act of July
23, 1970 (P.L.563, No.195), known as the Public Employe
Relations Act, or any other law to the contrary, an employee
organization acting as an exclusive representative shall owe no
duty and shall have no obligation to represent any public
employee who is not a member of the employee organization in any
grievance or other proceeding filed with or against a public
Section 2. Repeals.
Repeals are as follows:
(1) The General Assembly declares that the repeal under
paragraph (2) is necessary to effectuate this act.
(2) The act of June 2, 1993 (P.L.45, No.15), known as
the Public Employee Fair Share Fee Law, is repealed.
Section 3. Effective date.
This act shall take effect immediately.