Labor & Industrial Relations Committee, Louisiana State Senate

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The Labor & Industrial Relations Committee is a standing committee of the Louisiana State Senate.

Per the Senate Rules, committees of the Louisiana State Senate are assigned by the President of the Senate.[1] It is unclear when committees are assigned. A majority of appointed members make up a committee's quorum.[2] The President, President Pro Tempore and Parliamentarian serve as "ex officio" members of every committee.[3]

DocumentIcon.jpg See rules: Senate Rules


Legislative instruments and other matter referred to this committee shall encompass the following subject matter:[4]
  • Child labor
  • Collective bargaining and other labor laws affecting public employees
  • Employment insurance
  • Health and safety of laborers
  • Labor and industrial relations generally
  • Labor disputes
  • Labor retirement laws, except those related to public employees
  • Labor standards
  • Unemployment compensation
  • Wages and hours of labor
  • Women in the labor market
  • Workmen's compensation[5]


2015 legislative session

The following table describes committee membership at the beginning of the 2015 legislative session.

Labor & Industrial Relations Members, 2015
Democratic members (1)Republican members (6)
Edwin R. Murray, Vice ChairA.G. Crowe, Chair
Ronnie Johns
Robert Kostelka
Daniel Martiny
Barrow Peacock
Neil Riser


Republican Party Republicans (6)

Democratic Party Democrats (1)


Republican Party Republicans (4)

Democratic Party Democrats (3)


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