The Employer-Employee Relations Act, Initiative 198
ballot proposition was on the November 6, 1956 statewide ballot
in the State of Washington
as an Initiative to the People
, where it was defeated.
| Initiative 198|
|Yes|| 329,653|| 31.86%|
Path to the ballot
Initiative 198 was filed on January 19, 1956.
Text on the Ballot
AFFECTING EMPLOYER-EMPLOYEE RELATIONS An act defining the terms "employer" and "labor organization" and declaring unlawful certain agreements and practices relating to membership in such an organization, payments to such an organization as a condition of employment, discrimination and coercion in connection with employment, and providing civil actions and criminal penalties for violations.