Colorado legislative committee ends efforts to create right-to-work state

DENVER BUSINESS JOURNAL - A legislative committee once again killed a bill Wednesday aimed at turning Colorado into a “right-to-work” state, keeping the state’s unique Labor Peace Act in place for at least one more year.

Senate Bill 55, sponsored by Sen. Tim Neville, R-Littleton, would have made it illegal for any Colorado company to mandate union membership as a requirement of employment.

Had it passed, Colorado would have joined 28 other states with similar policies. Another 21 states allow workplaces to unionize with a majority vote of workers and then permit only union members to join the non-management ranks of those businesses.

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