Right to Work States: Nebraska 

NEBRASKA

CHAPTER 48. LABOR
ARTICLE 2. GENERAL PROVISIONS

Neb. Const. Art. XV, §§ 13, 14, 15

Sec. 13. Labor organizations; no denial of employment; closed shop not permitted. No person shall be denied employment because of membership in or affiliation with, or resignation or expulsion from a labor organization or because of refusal to join or affiliate with a labor organization; nor shall any individual or corporation or association of any kind enter into any contract, written or oral, to exclude persons from employment because of membership in or nonmembership in a labor organization. (Adopted at General Election November 5, 1946; effective December 11, 1946.)

Sec. 14. Labor organization; definition. The term "labor organization" means any organization of any kind, or any agency or employee representation committee or plan, which exists for the purpose, in whole or in part, of dealing with employers concerning grievances, labor disputes, wages, rates of pay, hours of employment, or conditions of work. (Adopted at General Election, 1946.)

Sec. 15. Labor organizations; amendment self-executing; laws to facilitate operation permitted. This article is self-executing and shall supersede all provisions in conflict therewith; legislation may be enacted to facilitate its operation but no law shall limit or restrict the provisions hereof. (Adopted at General Election, 1946.)

ARTICLE 8. COMMISSION OF INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS

Neb. Rev. Stat. §§ 48-217 through 219, 824

§ 48-217. Labor organizations; membership or nonmembership; prohibited acts. To make operative the provisions of sections 13, 14 and 15 of Article XV of the Constitution of Nebraska, no person shall be denied employment because of membership in or affiliation with, or resignation or expulsion from a labor organization or because of refusal to join, affiliate with, or pay a fee either directly or indirectly to a labor organization; nor shall any individual or corporation or association of any kind enter into any contract, written or oral, to exclude persons from employment because of membership in or nonmembership in a labor organization. (Effective September 7, 1947, amended 1961.)

§ 48-218. Labor organization, defined. The term labor organization means any organization of any kind, or any agency or employee representation committee or plan, which exists for the purpose, in whole or in part, of dealing with employers concerning grievances, labor disputes, wages, rates of pay, hours of employment, or conditions of work. (Effective September 7, 1947.)

§ 48-219. Labor organization; violation; penalty. Any individual, corporation or association that enters into a contract after September 7, 1947, in violation of the provisions of section 48-217, shall be guilty of a Class IV misdemeanor. (Effective 1947; amended 1977.)

§ 48-824. Labor negotiations; prohibited practices.

. . . .

(2) It is a prohibited practice for any employer or the employer's negotiator
to:

. . . .

(c) Encourage or discourage membership in any employee organization, committee,
or association by discrimination in hiring, tenure, or other terms or
conditions of employment. . . . (Enacted 1995.)

CHAPTER 81. STATE ADMINISTRATIVE DEPARTMENTS
ARTICLE 13. PERSONNEL
(C) STATE EMPLOYEES COLLECTIVE BARGAINING ACT

§ 81-1386. Prohibited practices; enumerated; expressions
permitted.

. . . ..

(2) It shall be a prohibited practice for any employer or the employer's
negotiator to:

. . . .

(c) Encourage or discourage membership in any employee organization, committee,
or association by discrimination in hiring, tenure, or other terms or
conditions of employment. . . . (Enacted 1987.)


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