Bill Tracker

House Bill 71 – Restricting State Revenue

Posted on April 19, 2022

HB 71 is misleadingly labeled as “The Taxpayer Protection Act” or “Taxpayer Bill of Rights (TABOR)” and threatens to severely limit the ability of the state government to collect and reserve revenue – revenue that funds the jobs of AFSCME members and other vital public programs and resources.

House Bill 71

House Bill 71

House Bill 1976 – Public Sector OSHA

Posted on April 19, 2022

An Act providing for workplace health and safety standards for public employees; providing for powers and duties of the Secretary of Labor and Industry; establishing the Pennsylvania Occupational Safety and Health Review Board; providing for workplace inspections; and imposing penalties.

House Bill 1976

House Bill 1976

Senate Bill 310 – Public Sector OSHA

Posted on April 19, 2022

SB 310 would provide workplace standards of health and safety similar to those of OSHA for public sector employees. Pennsylvania’s public employees do not currently have these kinds of protections, and they are long overdue.

Senate Bill 310

Senate Bill 310

House Bill 2272 – Liquor Privatization

Posted on January 21, 2022

HB 2272 seeks to privatize the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB), which would jeopardize union jobs in the agency and state liquor stores while disrupting wine and liquor sales in Pennsylvania.

House Bill 2272

House Bill 2272

House Bill 2048 – Limiting Public Employee Free Speech

Posted on November 17, 2021

HB 2048 is the latest Paycheck Deception scheme that seeks to restrict the free speech and expression of public employees and union members by banning the deduction of voluntary political contributions from their paychecks.

House Bill 2048

House Bill 2048

House Bill 2042 – Spreading Anti-Union Messaging Through Public Employers

Posted on November 17, 2021

HB 2042 seeks to use government employers as a vehicle to spread anti-union information, and even misinformation, to employees with the intention of dismantling union membership and eroding worker freedom.

House Bill 2037 – Attacking Union Membership Security

Posted on November 17, 2021

HB 2037 seeks to impose rigid recertification processes on unions that purposely disrupt unions’ abilities to represent employees and collectively bargain.

House Bill 2037

House Bill 2037

House Bill 2036 – Attacking Union Membership Security

Posted on November 17, 2021

HB 2036 seeks to restrict public employees’ collective bargaining rights and to disrupt unions’ ability to properly serve and maintain their memberships.

House Bill 2036

House Bill 2036

House Bill 845 – Disrupting Collective Bargaining

Posted on November 17, 2021

HB 845 is yet another attempt at complicating and interrupting the collective bargaining process for public employees by requiring a proposed agreement to be posted online or the agreement becomes void. CBAs are already posted online — this bill is a redundant and unnecessary attack on unions.

House Bill 845

House Bill 845

House Bill 844 – Threatening Public Employee Privacy

Posted on November 17, 2021

HB 844 would threaten the privacy of public employees by allowing outside parties, including the same political special interest groups behind all of the current anti-union legislation, to have access to employees’ personal information, including Social Security numbers, home addresses, home telephone numbers, personal cell phone numbers, and personal email addresses.

House Bill 844

House Bill 844