SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION I

 

 

March 17, 2011, Introduced by Senators WHITMER, ANDERSON, SMITH, BIEDA, GREGORY, WARREN, HOOD, YOUNG, HUNTER, HOPGOOD, GLEASON and JOHNSON and referred to the Committee on Government Operations.

 

 

 

     A joint resolution proposing an amendment to the state

 

constitution of 1963, by adding section 28 to article I, to create

 

a right to collective bargaining.

 

     Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives of the

 

state of Michigan, That the following amendment to the state

 

constitution of 1963, to create a right to collective bargaining ,

 

is proposed, agreed to, and submitted to the people of the state:

 

ARTICLE I

 

     Sec. 28. Every person shall have the right to form, join, or

 

assist labor organizations and to bargain collectively through

 

representatives chosen by the members of the labor organizations as

 


to wages, benefits, and conditions of employment.

 

     Resolved further, That the foregoing amendment shall be

 

submitted to the people of the state at the next general election

 

in the manner provided by law.