HomeHow It Works Bills House Senate About CEA

CEA Legislative

Scorecard 2021

HB 21-1049: Prohibit Discrimination Labor Union Participation

Bill Summary:

Prohibits an employer from requiring union membership or payment of union dues as a condition of employment; Creates civil and criminal penalties for employer violations regarding union membership and authorizes the attorney general and the district attorney in each judicial district to investigate alleged violations and take action against a person believed to be in violation; and States that all-union agreements are unfair labor practices. (Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

CEA Position Rationale: The bill would explicitly make CO a "right to work" state. Research has repeatedly shown that "right to work" has a negative impact on wages, employment, as well as negative impact on the overall economy of the state. 
Tier: 2

CEA Opposed

House Status: Postpone Indefinitely
Final Status: Postpone Indefinitely

Read the bill (PDF) »

Pro-Education VoteAnti-Education VoteNo vote taken

House Votes:

Amabile, JudyDemocrat13Pro-Environment Vote
Bird, ShannonDemocrat35Pro-Environment Vote
Carver, TerriRepublican20Anti-Environment Vote
Duran, MonicaDemocrat24Pro-Environment Vote
Lynch, MikeRepublican49Anti-Environment Vote
Mullica, KyleDemocrat34Pro-Environment Vote
Neville, PatrickRepublican45Anti-Environment Vote
Ricks, NaquettaDemocrat40Pro-Environment Vote
Roberts, DylanDemocrat26Pro-Environment Vote
Sandridge, ShaneRepublican14Anti-Environment Vote
Snyder, MarcDemocrat18Pro-Environment Vote
Sullivan, TomDemocrat37Pro-Environment Vote
Van Winkle, KevinRepublican43Anti-Environment Vote