The politicians in Tallahassee are taking aim at working families once again. See the below urgent message from AFL-CIO Florida President Mike Williams. Call your State Rep. at (855) 235-2469 to voice your opposition to this union busting bill!
This Thursday, March 30th, your state reps will vote on HB 11, the union busting bill that would eliminate public unions in a workplace if voluntary dues paying membership falls below an arbitrarily set percentage.
After workers packed committee meetings last week to voice their strong opposition against this bad bill, house leaders continued their push to roll back workers’ rights in our state.
HB 11 would allow for the decertification of any public sector bargaining unit that can’t demonstrate that their voluntary dues paying membership represents 50% or more of the total number of employees in the workplace.
Make no mistake, the intent of this bill is to strip our teachers and public servants from having a voice on the job. This bill would eliminate their ability to collectively bargain for fair wages and benefits, and silence their advocacy for the rights of all workers in Florida.
HB 11 is one of the perennial favorites for anti-worker legislators, and template legislation from big business backed organizations like the American Legislative Exchange Council, ALEC.
Call (855) 235-2469 and leave your local state representatives with the message that you reject this clear assault on workers’ rights, and that as their constituent you urge them to vote NO on HB 11.
Mike Williams, President