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2006 House Bill 686: Prohibit certain firings in private sector
Introduced by Rep. Rick Nelson (D) on February 24, 2006 To prohibit an employer with 25,000 employees or more from terminating an employee without good cause. The bill would provide for arbitration outside the courts. The bill would provide that award may include reinstatement to same or comparable position of employment, full or partial back pay including lost fringe benefits, or a lump sum severance payment not to exceed 36 months, and attorney's fees and cost. The bill would provide that after an award that either party to an arbitration has 90 days to seek vacation, modification, or enforcement in the court of jurisdiction.   Official Text and Analysis.
Referred to the House Labor and Industry Committee on February 27, 2006