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S.254 (Act 180)

An act relating to union organizing

Sen. Michael Sirotkin
10/12/2020 - Signed by Governor on October 12, 2020
Sponsor(s)
Last Recorded Action
Senate 10/12/2020 - Signed by Governor on October 12, 2020
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An act relating to union organizing

Detailed Status

Regular Session 2019-2020
Body Date Journal Calendar Location Full Status
An act relating to union organizing

Roll Call History

Regular Session 2019-2020
Body Date Journal Location Full Status

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An act relating to union organizing

Committee Meetings

Regular Session 2019-2020
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to union organizing

Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2019-2020
Thursday, January 23, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
8:40 AM

S.254 - An act relating to union organizing

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Jeff Fannon, Executive Director, Vermont National Education Association
David Mickenberg, Lobbyist, Working Vermont
Steve Howard, Executive Director, Vermont State Employees Association
Heather Riemer, Director, American Federation of Teachers VT

Friday, February 14, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
8:30 AM

S.254 - An act relating to union organizing

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Jes Kraus, Chief Human Resources Officer, University of Vermont
Tim Noonan, Executive Director, Labor Relations Board
Jonathan D. Wolff, Lobbyist, Vermont State Colleges
Joseph McNeil, Vermont School Boards Association
Jeff Fannon, Executive Director, Vermont National Education Association
Jeb Spaulding, Chancellor, Vermont State College System

Tuesday, February 18, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
11:15 AM

S.254 - An act relating to union organizing

Committee Discussion and Possible Vote

Heather Reimer, American Federation of Teachers
Tim Noonan, Executive Director, Labor Relations Board

Friday, March 13, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
10:00 AM

S.254 - An act relating to union organizing

Follow-Up Testimony, Mark-Up and Possible Vote

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Monday, June 22, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
10:00 AM

S.254 - An act relating to union organizing

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Tim Noonan, Executive Director, Labor Relations Board
Heather Reimer, American Federation of Teachers

Thursday, August 27, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
11:15 AM

S.254 - An act relating to union organizing

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel

Friday, August 28, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
10:00 AM

S.254 - An act relating to union organizing

Committee Discussion and Potential Vote

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Heather Riemer, Director, American Federation of Teachers VT
Tim Noonan, Executive Director, Labor Relations Board

Tuesday, September 1, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
11:30 AM

S.254 - An act relating to union organizing

Amendment Discussion, Potential Vote


Wednesday, September 2, 2020
Committee(s):
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
10:00 AM

S.254 - An act relating to union organizing

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel

Wednesday, September 16, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
9:00am-10:00am

S.254 - An act relating to union organizing

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Sue Ceglowski, Executive Director, Vermont School Boards Association
-

S.254 - An act relating to union organizing

Continued discussion from morning

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Tim Noonan, Executive Director, Labor Relations Board
Heather Riemer, Director, American Federation of Teachers VT

Thursday, September 17, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
12:30 PM

S.254 - An act relating to union organizing

Sue Ceglowski, Executive Director, Vermont School Boards Association
Joseph McNeil, Esq., Vermont School Boards Association
Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Friday, September 18, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
8:30 AM

S.254 - An act relating to union organizing

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Sen. Cheryl Hooker, Reporter
Patricia Turley, General Counsel, Vermont State Colleges, Office of the Chancellor
Wendy Koenig, Federal and State Relations and Legislative Liaison, University of Vermont
Mary Brodsky, Labor and Employee Relations Manager, University of Vermont
15 min after Floor

S.254 - An act relating to union organizing

Time permitting

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel

Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
9:00 AM

S.254 - An act relating to union organizing

Consider amendments

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Rep. Maida Townsend, Sponsor
Rep. Johannah Donovan
Sue Ceglowski, Executive Director, Vermont School Boards Association
Neil Odell, Vice President, Vermont School Boards Association
Jeff Francis, Executive Director, VT Superintendents Association
Colin Robinson, Political Director, Vermont National Education Association

Wednesday, September 23, 2020
Committee(s):
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
9:00 AM

S.254 - An act relating to union organizing

Townsend amendment

Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
Rep. Maida Townsend, Sponsor
Rep. Johannah Donovan
Neil Odell, Vice President, Vermont School Boards Association
Jeff Fannon, Executive Director, Vermont National Education Association
Joseph McNeil, Chief Negotiator, Employer Commissioners, Vermont School Boards Association

An act relating to union organizing

Witnesses Who Testified

Regular Session 2019-2020
House Committee on General, Housing, and Military Affairs
  • Mary Brodsky, Labor and Employee Relations Manager, University of Vermont
  • Sue Ceglowski, Executive Director, Vermont School Boards Association
  • Rep. Johannah Donovan
  • Jeff Fannon, Executive Director, Vermont National Education Association
  • Jeff Francis, Executive Director, VT Superintendents Association
  • Sen. Cheryl Hooker, Reporter
  • Wendy Koenig, Federal and State Relations and Legislative Liaison, University of Vermont
  • Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Joseph McNeil, Chief Negotiator, Employer Commissioners, Vermont School Boards Association
  • Joseph McNeil, Esq., Vermont School Boards Association
  • Tim Noonan, Executive Director, Labor Relations Board
  • Neil Odell, Vice President, Vermont School Boards Association
  • Heather Riemer, Director, American Federation of Teachers VT
  • Colin Robinson, Political Director, Vermont National Education Association
  • Rep. Maida Townsend, Sponsor
  • Patricia Turley, General Counsel, Vermont State Colleges, Office of the Chancellor
Senate Committee on Economic Development, Housing and General Affairs
  • Jeff Fannon, Executive Director, Vermont National Education Association
  • Steve Howard, Executive Director, Vermont State Employees Association
  • Jes Kraus, Chief Human Resources Officer, University of Vermont
  • Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel
  • Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel, Office of Legislative Counsel
  • Joseph McNeil, Vermont School Boards Association
  • David Mickenberg, Lobbyist, Working Vermont
  • Tim Noonan, Executive Director, Labor Relations Board
  • Heather Reimer, American Federation of Teachers
  • Heather Riemer, Director, American Federation of Teachers VT
  • Jeb Spaulding, Chancellor, Vermont State College System
  • Jonathan D. Wolff, Lobbyist, Vermont State Colleges

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No fiscal documents found for S.254 in the Regular Session 2019-2020.
No committee of conference members found for S.254 in the Regular Session 2019-2020.
An act relating to union organizing

Committee of Conference Meetings

Regular Session 2019-2020
Meeting Date Committee
An act relating to union organizing

Committee of Conference Meeting Full List

Regular Session 2019-2020
No committee of conference meeting history found for S.254 in the Regular Session 2019-2020.
No committee of conference report found for S.254 in the Regular Session 2019-2020.

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Act


An act relating to union organizing

Statutes Affected

Regular Session 2019-2020

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Staff & Other Information

Staff
Damien Leonard, Legislative Counsel

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