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Labor and unions on the ballot: This topic refers to ballot measures regarding labor practices, collective bargaining, and business regulation.

Ballot measures lists

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Alabama

  1. Alabama Phaseout of Supernumary Programs, Amendment 2 (October 1999)
  2. Alabama Secret Ballot Amendment, Amendment 7 (2012)



Arizona

  1. Arizona Abolishment of Arizona Industrial Commission, Proposition 7 (1932)
  2. Arizona Abolishment of Union Membership for Employment, Proposition 4 (1946)
  3. Arizona Blacklist Prohibition Initiative, Questions 312 and 313 (1914)
  4. Arizona Child Labor Amendment, Proposition 103 (1972)
  5. Arizona Department of Labor, Questions 302 and 303 (1916)
  6. Arizona Eighty Percent Citizen Labor Initiative, Questions 318 and 319 (1914)
  7. Arizona Expansion of Unemployment Benefits, Proposition 11 (1950)
  8. Arizona Extension of Workers' Compensation, Proposition 1 (1925)
  9. Arizona Hazardous Workplace Regulations, Questions 110 and 111 (1916)
  10. Arizona Hunting of Birds and Animals Referendum, Questions 316 and 317 (1912)
  11. Arizona International Teachers' Exchange Program, Proposition 1 (1956)
  12. Arizona Legality of Labor Protests, Proposition 6 (1952)
  13. Arizona Merit System for Administrative Personnel, Proposition 4 (1950)
  14. Arizona Merit System for Highway Patrol, Proposition 5 (1948)
  15. Arizona Merit System for Peace Officers, Proposition 5 (1950)
  16. Arizona Merit System for Public Employees, Proposition 2 (1958)
  17. Arizona Mining Liens Referendum, Questions 302 and 303 (1912)
  18. Arizona Prohibit Union Membership for Employment, Proposition 4 (1948)
  19. Arizona Public Employee Strikes Ban Amendment, Proposition 102 (1984)
  20. Arizona Public Employees’ Retirement Fund, Proposition 2 (1952)
  21. Arizona Public Employees’ Retirement Fund, Proposition 8 (1948)
  22. Arizona Save Our Secret Ballot Amendment, Proposition 113 (2010)
  23. Arizona Unemployment Benefits for Agricultural Laborers, Proposition 12 (1950)
  24. Arizona Wages and Hours for Public Contracts Employees Statute, Proposition 300 (1984)
  25. Arizona Workers' Compensation Limits Based on Earnings, Proposition 6 (1948)
  26. Arizona Workers' Compensation Limits Based on Earnings, Proposition 9 (1950)
  27. Arizona Workers' Compensation for Hazardous Occupations, Proposition 1 (1918)
  28. Arizona Workers’ Compensation Insurance, Proposition 1 (1936)
  29. Arizona Workman's Compensation Amendment, Proposition 105 (1980)


Arkansas

  1. Arkansas Amendment of Workmen's Compensation Law, Initiated Act No. 1 (1968)
  2. Arkansas Child Labor, Act 1 (1914)
  3. Arkansas Increase in Workmen's Compensation Benefits, Initiated Act 1 (1956)
  4. Arkansas Labor Rights, Proposed Amendment 59 (1976)
  5. Arkansas Minimum Wage and Overtime, Initiated Act 1 (1960)
  6. Arkansas Municipal Retirement, Proposed Amendment 44 (1956)
  7. Arkansas Repeal of Railroad Crew Laws, Initiated Act No. 1 (1970)
  8. Arkansas Repeal of Railroad Crew Laws, Initiated Act No. 1 (1972)
  9. Arkansas Worker's Compensation, Proposed Amendment 27 (1938)


California

  1. California Community College Association
  2. California Faculty Association
  3. California Proposition 1, Definition of Lawful Labor Dispute Practices (1938)
  4. California Proposition 1, Prohibition of Secondary Boycotts (1942)
  5. California Proposition 11, Fair Employment Practices Act (1946)
  6. California Proposition 12, Right-to-Work Initiative (1944)
  7. California Proposition 13, Worker's Compensation Payments (1972)
  8. California Proposition 14, Civil Service System Changes (1970)
  9. California Proposition 14 (1976)
  10. California Proposition 162, the "Pension Protection Act" (1992)
  11. California Proposition 17, State Civil Service Exemptions (1948)
  12. California Proposition 17, the "Railroad Anti-Featherbedding Initiative" (1964)
  13. California Proposition 18, Prohibition of Collective Bargaining (1958)
  14. California Proposition 2, Bonds for Unemployment Relief (1933)
  15. California Proposition 22, Agriculture Worker Union Organizing (1972)
  16. California Proposition 22, Civil Service Exemptions for CalPERS Staff (1984)
  17. California Proposition 226, the "Paycheck Protection" Initiative (1998)
  18. California Proposition 23, Bonds for Unemployment Relief (1934)
  19. California Proposition 23, Establish System of Workmen's Compensation (1918)
  20. California Proposition 3, Eight-Hour Workday Initiative (1914)
  21. California Proposition 3, Railroad Brakemen (1948)
  22. California Proposition 32, the "Paycheck Protection" Initiative (2012)
  23. California Proposition 45, Maximum Work Week of 48 hours (1914)
  24. California Proposition 5, Reinstatement of Public Employees After Military Service (1944)
  25. California Proposition 5, Retirement Salaries Paid to State Employees (1930)
  26. California Proposition 5, Worker's Compensation Payments (1962)
  27. California Proposition 7, County and Municipal Civil Service (1936)
  28. California Proposition 7, State Civil Service (1934)
  29. California Proposition 74, Waiting Period for Permanent Employment as a Teacher (2005)
  30. California Proposition 75, Permission Required to Withhold Dues for Political Purposes (2005)
  31. California Proposition 9, State Civil Service Exemptions (1950)
  32. California Proposition 97, Restoration of Cal-OSHA (1988)
  33. California Teachers Association


Colorado

  1. Colorado Competitive Civil Service, Measure 1 (1958)
  2. Colorado Eight Hour Workday for Underground Workers, Measure 19 (1912)
  3. Colorado Eight Hour Workday for Underground Workers, Measure 25 (1912)
  4. Colorado Eight Hour Workday for Women, Measure 3 (1912)
  5. Colorado Employees' Risk of Injury or Death, Measure 11 (1914)
  6. Colorado Fixed Hours for City Fire Department Employees, Measure 1 (1920)
  7. Colorado Labor Union Membership Rules, Measure 5 (1958)
  8. Colorado Limit on Working Hours of Firefighters, Measure 5 (1952)
  9. Colorado Mandatory Labor Union Membership Prohibition, Initiative 47 (2008)
  10. Colorado Merit System for Civil Service, Measure 3 (1956)
  11. Colorado Merit System for State Personnel, Measure 2 (1970)
  12. Colorado Minimum Wage Increase, Initiative 42 (2006)
  13. Colorado Worker Healthcare, Amendment 11 (1994)
  14. Colorado Workers’ Compensation to Benefit Employees, Measure 6 (1936)




Florida

  1. Florida Right to Work, Amendment 5 (1944)


Georgia

  1. Georgia Employment Contract Enforcement, Amendment 1 (2010)



Idaho

  1. Idaho Health and Safety of Factory, Smelter, Mine and Ore Workers, HJR 2 (1902)
  2. Idaho Repeal Section Regarding Labor of Convicts , HJR 24 (1912)
  3. Idaho Right to Employment Act, Initiative 1 (1958)






Kentucky

  1. Kentucky Workers' Compensation Referendum (1943)


Louisiana

  1. Louisiana Additional Funding for State Retirement, Act 484 (2007)
  2. Louisiana Membership of the Louisiana Workers' Compensation Corporation Act, Ballot Measure 5 (Oct 2003)
  3. Louisiana Police Salaries, Amendment 4 (Oct 1999)
  4. Louisiana Public Retirement Systems, Amendment 6 (2010)
  5. Louisiana Salary Supplements for Law Enforcement Officers and Firefighters, Act 485 (2007)
  6. Louisiana Worker's Compensation, Amendment 4 (1999)
  7. Louisiana Worker's Compensation Fund, Amendment 5 (1999)
  8. Louisiana Workers' Compensation Judgements, Amendment 9 (2010)


Maine

  1. Maine 48-Hour Work Week for Women and Minors, Referendum Question (1923)
  2. Maine Barlow and Tabb Labor Union Bills (1948)
  3. Maine Employment of Women and Minors, Question One (1916)



Massachusetts

  1. Massachusetts Annual Election of Union Officers, Question 6 (1948)
  2. Massachusetts Family Care Worker Unionization Initiative, Question 3 (2006)
  3. Massachusetts Federal Child Labor Law, Question 7 (1924)
  4. Massachusetts Labor Unions to File with Labor Commissioner, Question 2 (1946)
  5. Massachusetts Majority Vote for Strike, Question 7 (1948)
  6. Massachusetts Nurses to Patients Ratio Initiative (2014)
  7. Massachusetts Paid Sick Days Initiative (2014)
  8. Massachusetts Retail Stores Open Hours Initiative, Question 5 (1994)
  9. Massachusetts Union Membership for Employment, Question 5 (1948)


Michigan

  1. Michigan "Protect Our Jobs" Amendment, Proposal 2 (2012)
  2. Michigan Collective Bargaining Amendment, Proposal 3 (2002)
  3. Michigan Home Healthcare Amendment, Proposal 4 (2012)
  4. Michigan Police Collective Bargaining Amendment, Proposal G (1978)
  5. Michigan Right to Collective Bargaining Amendment (2014)




Missouri

  1. Missouri Collective Bargaining, Amendment 2 (2002)
  2. Missouri Create Department of Labor, Issue 4 (1922)
  3. Missouri Elected Officials' Pensions Act, Amendment 7 (2006)
  4. Missouri Issue 1 (General)(1984)
  5. Missouri Issue 2 (General)(1984)
  6. Missouri Issue 3 (1986)
  7. Missouri Issue 4 (1930)
  8. Missouri Measure 5 (1982)
  9. Missouri Measure 7 (1982)
  10. Missouri Public Fund Payments, Issue 3 (1936)
  11. Missouri Referendum on Workmen's Compensation, Issue 14 (1920)
  12. Missouri Repeal of 1927 Workmen's Compensation, Issue 4 (1930)
  13. Missouri Repeal of Workers Compensation, Issue 3 (1926)
  14. Missouri Repeal of the Workman's Compensation Act Proposition, Issue 18 (1922)
  15. Missouri Right To Work Initiative, Issue 23 (1978)
  16. Missouri Save Our Secret Ballot (2010)
  17. Missouri Workers Compensation, Issue 6 (1924)
  18. Missouri Workers Compensation Act, Issue 6 (1924)
  19. Missouri Workmen's Compensation, Issue 1 (1926)
  20. Missouri Workmen's Compensation Initiative, Issue 3 (1926)
  21. Missouri Workmen's Compensation Proposition, Issue 11 (1922)



Nebraska

  1. Nebraska Amendment 3, State Legislators Allowed to Participate in State Retirement Program (1996)


Nevada

  1. Nevada Prohibit Right-to-Work Measure, Question 2 (1956)
  2. Nevada Public Employee Retirement System Administration, Question 1 (1996)
  3. Nevada Repeal of "Right-to-Work" Law, Question 1 (1956)
  4. Nevada Right-to-work Measure (1952)
  5. Nevada Right-to-work Repeal Measure (1954)



New Mexico

  1. New Mexico Amendment 4 (1998)


New Jersey

  1. New Jersey Wage Assessment Amendment, Public Question 1 (2010)



North Carolina

  1. North Carolina "Right to Work" Amendment (2014)
  2. North Carolina Secret Ballot Amendment (2014)


North Dakota

  1. North Dakota Department of Labor Creation Referendum, Amendment 1 (1960)
  2. North Dakota Farm Labor Lien Initiative (1924)
  3. North Dakota Final Offer Resolution, Measure 3 (1992)
  4. North Dakota Labor Unions and Strikes, Referendum 1 (1948)
  5. North Dakota Right to Work, Referendum 2 (1948)
  6. North Dakota Workers' Compensation, Measure 7 (1996)
  7. North Dakota Workers' Compensation Permanent Impairment Awards, Measure 9 (1996)
  8. North Dakota Workforce Safety and Insurance Agency Initiative, Measure 4 (2008)


Ohio

  1. Ohio "Right-to-Work" Amendment (2013)
  2. Ohio "Right-to-Work" Amendment (2014)
  3. Ohio Civil Service Provisions, Referendum 1 (1939)
  4. Ohio Eight Hour Day on Public Work, Amendment 13 (September 1912)
  5. Ohio Employee Welfare, Amendment 10 (September 1912)
  6. Ohio Issue 1, Worker's Compensation Provided by Private Insurers (1981)
  7. Ohio Issue 2, Worker's Compensation Law Referendum (1997)
  8. Ohio Mechanics' and Builders' Liens, Amendment 9 (September 1912)
  9. Ohio Prison Contract Labor Abolition, Amendment 17 (September 1912)
  10. Ohio Regulation of Prison Labor, Issue 2 (1978)
  11. Ohio Right to Work, Issue 2 (1958)
  12. Ohio Senate Bill 5 Veto Referendum, Issue 2 (2011)
  13. Ohio Unemployment Compensation, Issue 4 (1955)
  14. Ohio Workers' Compensation, Amendment 11 (September 1912)
  15. Ohio Workers' Compensation and Authority of Industrial Commission, Amendment 1 (1923)
  16. Ohio Workers Compensation Referendum (2006)


Oklahoma

  1. Oklahoma State Question 171 (1932)
  2. Oklahoma State Question 695 (2001)


Oregon

  1. Oregon Compulsory Workers' Compensation, Measure 3 (1964)
  2. Oregon Department of Industry and Public Works, Measure 27 (1914)
  3. Oregon Eight-Hour Workday and Room Ventilation for Female Workers, Measure 12 (1914)
  4. Oregon Eight Hour Day for Public Employees, Measure 16 (1912)
  5. Oregon Firms Protected from Prison Labor Competition, Measure 68 (1999)
  6. Oregon Hazardous Employment Labor Laws, Measure 16 (1910)
  7. Oregon Industrial Accident Commission and Workers' Compensation, Measure 5 (1913)
  8. Oregon No Dues Collection by Government Amendment (2014)
  9. Oregon Prohibition of Boycotts and Pickets, Measure 34 (1912)
  10. Oregon Prohibition of County or City Prisoner Employment by Private Firms, Measure 19 (1912)
  11. Oregon Prohibition of Payment Per Signature for Canvassers, Measure 26 (2002)
  12. Oregon Prohibition of State Prisoner Employment by Private Firms, Measure 18 (1912)
  13. Oregon Public Employees' Earnings, Measure 41 (1996)
  14. Oregon Raise Public Employees’ Retirement Age, Measure 45 (1996)
  15. Oregon Regulation of Labor Disputes, Measure 9 (1938)
  16. Oregon Reinstatement of Collective Bargaining for Public Safety Workers, Measure 43 (1996)
  17. Oregon Rights of Employees of Public Transportation, Measure 1 (1966)
  18. Oregon State Board to Draft Workplace Liability Laws, Measure 24 (1910)
  19. Oregon State Prison Inmates Required to Work Full Time, Measure 17 (1994)
  20. Oregon State Prisoner Employees' Rights and Interstate Commerce, Measure 49 (May 1997)
  21. Oregon Teacher Pay Determined by Student Learning, Measure 95 (2000)
  22. Oregon Universal Eight-Hour Workday, Measure 11 (1914)
  23. Oregon Workers' Compensation for Hazardous Occupations, Measure 6 (1924)




South Carolina

  1. South Carolina Secret Union Voting Amendment, Amendment 2 (2010)


South Dakota

  1. South Dakota Teachers Union Veto Referendum, Referred Law 16 (2012)
  2. South Dakota Vote by Secret Ballot, Amendment K (2010)



Texas

  1. Texas Proposition 15, Unalterable Retirement Benefits (September 2003)
  2. Texas Proposition 16 (2001)
  3. Texas Proposition 21, Faculty on Water District Boards (September 2003)
  4. Texas Proposition 5 (1999)
  5. Texas Proposition 5 (2001)
  6. Texas Proposition 7 (1991)


Utah

  1. Utah Vote by Secret Ballot, Amendment A (2010)




Washington

  1. Washington Abolition of Employment Fees, Initiative 8 (1914)
  2. Washington Anti-Picketing, Referendum 6 (1916)
  3. Washington Convict Labor for Highway Construction, Initiative 10 (1914)
  4. Washington Cost-of-Living Adjustments for Teachers, Initiative 732 (2000)
  5. Washington Eight Hour Law, Initiative 13 (1914)
  6. Washington Employer-Employee Relations, Initiative 198 (1956)
  7. Washington Industrial Insurance, Referendum 22 (1942)
  8. Washington Injured Worker's Compensation, Initiative 9 (1914)
  9. Washington Inmate Labor Programs, SJR 8212 (2007)
  10. Washington Long-Term Care Initiative, Initiative 1029 (2008)
  11. Washington Police and Fire Retirement System, Initiative 790 (2002)
  12. Washington Production for Use Districts, Initiative 119 (1936)
  13. Washington Public Employees' Extra Compensation, SJR 18 (1958)
  14. Washington Public Utility Districts, Referendum 25 (1944)
  15. Washington Regulation of Labor Disputes, Initiative 130 (1938)
  16. Washington Repeal of Ergonomic Regulations, Initiative 841 (2003)
  17. Washington Repeal of Freight Train Crew Law, Initiative 233 (1966)
  18. Washington Restrictions on Labor Agreements, Initiative 202 (1958)
  19. Washington Sexual Orientation Anti-Discrimination, Initiative 677 (1997)
  20. Washington Unemployment Insurance, Referendum 53 (2002)
  21. Washington Workers' Comp Insurance Reform, Initiative 1082 (2010)



Wisconsin

  1. Wisconsin Teacher Tenure Law Repeal Referendum, Question 1 (April 1940)


2014

  1. Massachusetts Nurses to Patients Ratio Initiative (2014)
  2. Massachusetts Paid Sick Days Initiative (2014)
  3. Michigan Right to Collective Bargaining Amendment (2014)
  4. North Carolina "Right to Work" Amendment (2014)
  5. North Carolina Secret Ballot Amendment (2014)
  6. Ohio "Right-to-Work" Amendment (2014)
  7. Oregon No Dues Collection by Government Amendment (2014)


2013

  1. Ohio "Right-to-Work" Amendment (2013)


2012

  1. Bullock County Employees' Retirement System Amendment (2012)
  2. Etowah County Employees' Retirement System Amendment (2012)



2010

  1. Missouri Save Our Secret Ballot (2010)



2008

  1. Colorado Mandatory Labor Union Membership Prohibition, Initiative 47 (2008)
  2. North Dakota Workforce Safety and Insurance Agency Initiative, Measure 4 (2008)
  3. Washington Long-Term Care Initiative, Initiative 1029 (2008)


2007

  1. Louisiana Additional Funding for State Retirement, Act 484 (2007)
  2. Louisiana Salary Supplements for Law Enforcement Officers and Firefighters, Act 485 (2007)
  3. Washington Inmate Labor Programs, SJR 8212 (2007)


2006

  1. Colorado Minimum Wage Increase, Initiative 42 (2006)
  2. Massachusetts Family Care Worker Unionization Initiative, Question 3 (2006)
  3. Missouri Elected Officials' Pensions Act, Amendment 7 (2006)
  4. Ohio Workers Compensation Referendum (2006)


2005

  1. California Proposition 74, Waiting Period for Permanent Employment as a Teacher (2005)
  2. California Proposition 75, Permission Required to Withhold Dues for Political Purposes (2005)



2003

  1. Louisiana Membership of the Louisiana Workers' Compensation Corporation Act, Ballot Measure 5 (Oct 2003)
  2. Texas Proposition 15, Unalterable Retirement Benefits (September 2003)
  3. Texas Proposition 21, Faculty on Water District Boards (September 2003)
  4. Washington Repeal of Ergonomic Regulations, Initiative 841 (2003)


2002

  1. Michigan Collective Bargaining Amendment, Proposal 3 (2002)
  2. Missouri Collective Bargaining, Amendment 2 (2002)
  3. Oregon Prohibition of Payment Per Signature for Canvassers, Measure 26 (2002)
  4. Washington Police and Fire Retirement System, Initiative 790 (2002)
  5. Washington Unemployment Insurance, Referendum 53 (2002)


2001

  1. Oklahoma State Question 695 (2001)
  2. Texas Proposition 16 (2001)
  3. Texas Proposition 5 (2001)


2000

  1. Oregon Teacher Pay Determined by Student Learning, Measure 95 (2000)
  2. Washington Cost-of-Living Adjustments for Teachers, Initiative 732 (2000)


1999

  1. Alabama Phaseout of Supernumary Programs, Amendment 2 (October 1999)
  2. Louisiana Police Salaries, Amendment 4 (Oct 1999)
  3. Louisiana Worker's Compensation, Amendment 4 (1999)
  4. Louisiana Worker's Compensation Fund, Amendment 5 (1999)
  5. Oregon Firms Protected from Prison Labor Competition, Measure 68 (1999)
  6. Texas Proposition 5 (1999)


1998

  1. California Proposition 226, the "Paycheck Protection" Initiative (1998)
  2. New Mexico Amendment 4 (1998)


1997

  1. Ohio Issue 2, Worker's Compensation Law Referendum (1997)
  2. Oregon State Prisoner Employees' Rights and Interstate Commerce, Measure 49 (May 1997)
  3. Washington Sexual Orientation Anti-Discrimination, Initiative 677 (1997)


1996

  1. Nebraska Amendment 3, State Legislators Allowed to Participate in State Retirement Program (1996)
  2. Nevada Public Employee Retirement System Administration, Question 1 (1996)
  3. North Dakota Workers' Compensation, Measure 7 (1996)
  4. North Dakota Workers' Compensation Permanent Impairment Awards, Measure 9 (1996)
  5. Oregon Public Employees' Earnings, Measure 41 (1996)
  6. Oregon Raise Public Employees’ Retirement Age, Measure 45 (1996)
  7. Oregon Reinstatement of Collective Bargaining for Public Safety Workers, Measure 43 (1996)



1994

  1. Colorado Worker Healthcare, Amendment 11 (1994)
  2. Massachusetts Retail Stores Open Hours Initiative, Question 5 (1994)
  3. Oregon State Prison Inmates Required to Work Full Time, Measure 17 (1994)



1992

  1. California Proposition 162, the "Pension Protection Act" (1992)
  2. North Dakota Final Offer Resolution, Measure 3 (1992)


1991

  1. Texas Proposition 7 (1991)




1988

  1. California Proposition 97, Restoration of Cal-OSHA (1988)





1984

  1. Arizona Public Employee Strikes Ban Amendment, Proposition 102 (1984)
  2. Arizona Wages and Hours for Public Contracts Employees Statute, Proposition 300 (1984)
  3. California Proposition 22, Civil Service Exemptions for CalPERS Staff (1984)




1981

  1. Ohio Issue 1, Worker's Compensation Provided by Private Insurers (1981)


1980

  1. Arizona Workman's Compensation Amendment, Proposition 105 (1980)



1978

  1. Michigan Police Collective Bargaining Amendment, Proposal G (1978)
  2. Ohio Regulation of Prison Labor, Issue 2 (1978)



1976

  1. Arkansas Labor Rights, Proposed Amendment 59 (1976)
  2. California Proposition 14 (1976)





1972

  1. Arizona Child Labor Amendment, Proposition 103 (1972)
  2. Arkansas Repeal of Railroad Crew Laws, Initiated Act No. 1 (1972)
  3. California Proposition 13, Worker's Compensation Payments (1972)
  4. California Proposition 22, Agriculture Worker Union Organizing (1972)



1970

  1. Arkansas Repeal of Railroad Crew Laws, Initiated Act No. 1 (1970)
  2. California Proposition 14, Civil Service System Changes (1970)
  3. Colorado Merit System for State Personnel, Measure 2 (1970)



1968

  1. Arkansas Amendment of Workmen's Compensation Law, Initiated Act No. 1 (1968)



1966

  1. Oregon Rights of Employees of Public Transportation, Measure 1 (1966)
  2. Washington Repeal of Freight Train Crew Law, Initiative 233 (1966)



1964

  1. California Proposition 17, the "Railroad Anti-Featherbedding Initiative" (1964)
  2. Oregon Compulsory Workers' Compensation, Measure 3 (1964)



1962

  1. California Proposition 5, Worker's Compensation Payments (1962)



1960

  1. Arkansas Minimum Wage and Overtime, Initiated Act 1 (1960)
  2. North Dakota Department of Labor Creation Referendum, Amendment 1 (1960)



1958

  1. Arizona Merit System for Public Employees, Proposition 2 (1958)
  2. California Proposition 18, Prohibition of Collective Bargaining (1958)
  3. Colorado Competitive Civil Service, Measure 1 (1958)
  4. Colorado Labor Union Membership Rules, Measure 5 (1958)
  5. Idaho Right to Employment Act, Initiative 1 (1958)
  6. Ohio Right to Work, Issue 2 (1958)
  7. Washington Public Employees' Extra Compensation, SJR 18 (1958)
  8. Washington Restrictions on Labor Agreements, Initiative 202 (1958)



1956

  1. Arizona International Teachers' Exchange Program, Proposition 1 (1956)
  2. Arkansas Increase in Workmen's Compensation Benefits, Initiated Act 1 (1956)
  3. Arkansas Municipal Retirement, Proposed Amendment 44 (1956)
  4. Colorado Merit System for Civil Service, Measure 3 (1956)
  5. Nevada Prohibit Right-to-Work Measure, Question 2 (1956)
  6. Nevada Repeal of "Right-to-Work" Law, Question 1 (1956)
  7. Washington Employer-Employee Relations, Initiative 198 (1956)


1955

  1. Ohio Unemployment Compensation, Issue 4 (1955)




1952

  1. Arizona Legality of Labor Protests, Proposition 6 (1952)
  2. Arizona Public Employees’ Retirement Fund, Proposition 2 (1952)
  3. Colorado Limit on Working Hours of Firefighters, Measure 5 (1952)



1950

  1. Arizona Expansion of Unemployment Benefits, Proposition 11 (1950)
  2. Arizona Merit System for Administrative Personnel, Proposition 4 (1950)
  3. Arizona Merit System for Peace Officers, Proposition 5 (1950)
  4. Arizona Unemployment Benefits for Agricultural Laborers, Proposition 12 (1950)
  5. Arizona Workers' Compensation Limits Based on Earnings, Proposition 9 (1950)
  6. California Proposition 9, State Civil Service Exemptions (1950)



1948

  1. Arizona Merit System for Highway Patrol, Proposition 5 (1948)
  2. Arizona Prohibit Union Membership for Employment, Proposition 4 (1948)
  3. Arizona Public Employees’ Retirement Fund, Proposition 8 (1948)
  4. Arizona Workers' Compensation Limits Based on Earnings, Proposition 6 (1948)
  5. California Proposition 17, State Civil Service Exemptions (1948)
  6. California Proposition 3, Railroad Brakemen (1948)
  7. Maine Barlow and Tabb Labor Union Bills (1948)
  8. Massachusetts Annual Election of Union Officers, Question 6 (1948)
  9. Massachusetts Majority Vote for Strike, Question 7 (1948)
  10. Massachusetts Union Membership for Employment, Question 5 (1948)
  11. North Dakota Labor Unions and Strikes, Referendum 1 (1948)
  12. North Dakota Right to Work, Referendum 2 (1948)



1946

  1. Arizona Abolishment of Union Membership for Employment, Proposition 4 (1946)
  2. California Proposition 11, Fair Employment Practices Act (1946)
  3. Massachusetts Labor Unions to File with Labor Commissioner, Question 2 (1946)



1944

  1. California Proposition 12, Right-to-Work Initiative (1944)
  2. California Proposition 5, Reinstatement of Public Employees After Military Service (1944)
  3. Florida Right to Work, Amendment 5 (1944)
  4. Washington Public Utility Districts, Referendum 25 (1944)


1943

  1. Kentucky Workers' Compensation Referendum (1943)


1942

  1. California Proposition 1, Prohibition of Secondary Boycotts (1942)
  2. Washington Industrial Insurance, Referendum 22 (1942)



1940

  1. Wisconsin Teacher Tenure Law Repeal Referendum, Question 1 (April 1940)


1939

  1. Ohio Civil Service Provisions, Referendum 1 (1939)


1938

  1. Arkansas Worker's Compensation, Proposed Amendment 27 (1938)
  2. California Proposition 1, Definition of Lawful Labor Dispute Practices (1938)
  3. Oregon Regulation of Labor Disputes, Measure 9 (1938)
  4. Washington Regulation of Labor Disputes, Initiative 130 (1938)



1936

  1. Arizona Workers’ Compensation Insurance, Proposition 1 (1936)
  2. California Proposition 7, County and Municipal Civil Service (1936)
  3. Colorado Workers’ Compensation to Benefit Employees, Measure 6 (1936)
  4. Missouri Public Fund Payments, Issue 3 (1936)
  5. Washington Production for Use Districts, Initiative 119 (1936)



1934

  1. California Proposition 23, Bonds for Unemployment Relief (1934)
  2. California Proposition 7, State Civil Service (1934)


1933

  1. California Proposition 2, Bonds for Unemployment Relief (1933)


1932

  1. Arizona Abolishment of Arizona Industrial Commission, Proposition 7 (1932)



1930

  1. California Proposition 5, Retirement Salaries Paid to State Employees (1930)
  2. Missouri Repeal of 1927 Workmen's Compensation, Issue 4 (1930)





1926

  1. Missouri Workmen's Compensation, Issue 1 (1926)
  2. Missouri Workmen's Compensation Initiative, Issue 3 (1926)


1925

  1. Arizona Extension of Workers' Compensation, Proposition 1 (1925)


1924

  1. Massachusetts Federal Child Labor Law, Question 7 (1924)
  2. Missouri Workers Compensation, Issue 6 (1924)
  3. North Dakota Farm Labor Lien Initiative (1924)
  4. Oregon Workers' Compensation for Hazardous Occupations, Measure 6 (1924)


1923

  1. Maine 48-Hour Work Week for Women and Minors, Referendum Question (1923)
  2. Ohio Workers' Compensation and Authority of Industrial Commission, Amendment 1 (1923)


1922

  1. Missouri Create Department of Labor, Issue 4 (1922)
  2. Missouri Repeal of the Workman's Compensation Act Proposition, Issue 18 (1922)
  3. Missouri Workmen's Compensation Proposition, Issue 11 (1922)



1920

  1. Colorado Fixed Hours for City Fire Department Employees, Measure 1 (1920)
  2. Missouri Referendum on Workmen's Compensation, Issue 14 (1920)



1918

  1. Arizona Workers' Compensation for Hazardous Occupations, Proposition 1 (1918)
  2. California Proposition 23, Establish System of Workmen's Compensation (1918)



1916

  1. Arizona Department of Labor, Questions 302 and 303 (1916)
  2. Arizona Hazardous Workplace Regulations, Questions 110 and 111 (1916)
  3. Maine Employment of Women and Minors, Question One (1916)
  4. Washington Anti-Picketing, Referendum 6 (1916)



1914

  1. Arizona Blacklist Prohibition Initiative, Questions 312 and 313 (1914)
  2. Arizona Eighty Percent Citizen Labor Initiative, Questions 318 and 319 (1914)
  3. Arkansas Child Labor, Act 1 (1914)
  4. California Proposition 3, Eight-Hour Workday Initiative (1914)
  5. California Proposition 45, Maximum Work Week of 48 hours (1914)
  6. Colorado Employees' Risk of Injury or Death, Measure 11 (1914)
  7. Oregon Department of Industry and Public Works, Measure 27 (1914)
  8. Oregon Eight-Hour Workday and Room Ventilation for Female Workers, Measure 12 (1914)
  9. Oregon Universal Eight-Hour Workday, Measure 11 (1914)
  10. Washington Abolition of Employment Fees, Initiative 8 (1914)
  11. Washington Convict Labor for Highway Construction, Initiative 10 (1914)
  12. Washington Eight Hour Law, Initiative 13 (1914)
  13. Washington Injured Worker's Compensation, Initiative 9 (1914)


1913

  1. Oregon Industrial Accident Commission and Workers' Compensation, Measure 5 (1913)


1912

  1. Arizona Hunting of Birds and Animals Referendum, Questions 316 and 317 (1912)
  2. Arizona Mining Liens Referendum, Questions 302 and 303 (1912)
  3. Colorado Eight Hour Workday for Underground Workers, Measure 19 (1912)
  4. Colorado Eight Hour Workday for Underground Workers, Measure 25 (1912)
  5. Colorado Eight Hour Workday for Women, Measure 3 (1912)
  6. Idaho Repeal Section Regarding Labor of Convicts , HJR 24 (1912)
  7. Ohio Eight Hour Day on Public Work, Amendment 13 (September 1912)
  8. Ohio Employee Welfare, Amendment 10 (September 1912)
  9. Ohio Mechanics' and Builders' Liens, Amendment 9 (September 1912)
  10. Ohio Prison Contract Labor Abolition, Amendment 17 (September 1912)
  11. Ohio Workers' Compensation, Amendment 11 (September 1912)
  12. Oregon Eight Hour Day for Public Employees, Measure 16 (1912)
  13. Oregon Prohibition of Boycotts and Pickets, Measure 34 (1912)
  14. Oregon Prohibition of County or City Prisoner Employment by Private Firms, Measure 19 (1912)
  15. Oregon Prohibition of State Prisoner Employment by Private Firms, Measure 18 (1912)



1910

  1. Oregon Hazardous Employment Labor Laws, Measure 16 (1910)
  2. Oregon State Board to Draft Workplace Liability Laws, Measure 24 (1910)









1902

  1. Idaho Health and Safety of Factory, Smelter, Mine and Ore Workers, HJR 2 (1902)





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