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Full Text of SJRCA0011  102nd General Assembly

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1
SENATE JOINT RESOLUTION
2
CONSTITUTIONAL AMENDMENT NO. 11

 
3    RESOLVED, BY THE SENATE OF THE ONE HUNDRED SECOND GENERAL
4ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, THE HOUSE OF
5REPRESENTATIVES CONCURRING HEREIN, that there shall be
6submitted to the electors of the State for adoption or
7rejection at the general election next occurring at least 6
8months after the adoption of this resolution a proposition to
9amend the Illinois Constitution in Article I by adding Section
1025 as follows:
 
11
ARTICLE I
12
BILL OF RIGHTS

13    (ILCON Art. I, Sec. 25 new)
14SECTION 25. WORKERS' RIGHTS
15    (a) Employees shall have the fundamental right to organize
16and to bargain collectively through representatives of their
17own choosing for the purpose of negotiating wages, hours, and
18working conditions, and to protect their economic welfare and
19safety at work. No law shall be passed that interferes with,
20negates, or diminishes the right of employees to organize and
21bargain collectively over their wages, hours, and other terms
22and conditions of employment and work place safety, including
23any law or ordinance that prohibits the execution or

 

 

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1application of agreements between employers and labor
2organizations that represent employees requiring membership in
3an organization as a condition of employment.
4    (b) The provisions of this Section are controlling over
5those of Section 6 of Article VII.
 
6
SCHEDULE
7    This Constitutional Amendment takes effect upon being
8declared adopted in accordance with Section 7 of the Illinois
9Constitutional Amendment Act.