Engrossed Substitute House Bill 2124 grants collective bargaining for legislative employees. The bill passed the House 56-41 on March 1, and passed the Senate 28-20 March 10. The bill moves onto the Governor’s office for an opportunity to be signed into law.
Watch the testimony then continue reading to learn more about ESHB 2124.
ESHB 2124 Concerning Collective Bargaining
Bill Information Page (link)
Sponsors: Riccelli, Sullivan, Frame, Ramel, Chapman, Ryu, Paul, Simmons, Stonier, Bergquist, Wicks, Valdez, Gregerson, Santos, Ramos, Johnson, J., Walen, Tharinger, Bateman, Callan, Thai, Taylor, Leavitt, Senn, Wylie, Macri, Ormsby, Pollet, Morgan, Bronoske, Kloba, Davis, Slatter, Berg, Lekanoff, Entenman, Ortiz-Self, Duerr, Peterson, Harris-Talley, Cody, Hackney, Chopp, Orwall, Rule
Engrossed Substitute House Bill Report Engrossed Substitute Senate Bill Report
Brief Summary of Bill
(As Amended by Senate)
• Grants employees of the legislative branch collective bargaining rights.
• Creates the Office of State Legislative Labor Relations.
Live video of legislative activity is available on TVW. Links listed for meetings in the future will be linked to live meetings. Video links take you off of the Auburn Examiner website to the TVW website.
Feb 24, 2022 House Appropriations at 1:30 PM
Feb 28, 2022 House Appropriations at 11:00 AM
Mar 5, 2022 Senate Ways & Means at 9:00 AM
Mar 7, 2022 Senate Ways & Means at 5:00 PM
Unless otherwise noted, the above information was obtained from the official Washington State Legislative website. Future meetings are subject to change. Auburn representatives in bold.
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