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AB-2017 Public employers: employee organizations.(2017-2018)



SECTION 1.

 Section 3550 of the Government Code is amended to read:

3550.
 A public employer shall not deter or discourage public employees or applicants to be  prospective  public employees from becoming or remaining members of an employee organization, or from authorizing representation by an employee organization, or from authorizing dues or fee deductions to an employee organization. This is declaratory of existing law. organization. 

SEC. 2.

 Section 3552 of the Government Code is amended to read:

3552.
 For the purpose of this chapter:
(a) “Employee organization” means an employee organization within the meaning of the provisions listed in subdivision (c).
(b) “Prospective public employee” means an applicant for public employment, including, but not limited to, an individual who attends an orientation to become a provider of in-home supportive services pursuant to Article 7 (commencing with Section 12300) of Chapter 3 of Part 3 of Division 9 of, or Section 14132.95, 14132.952, or 14132.956 of, the Welfare and Institutions Code.
(b) (c)  “Public employee” means an employee granted rights by the provisions listed in subdivision (c) (d)  or an employee of a public transit agency, the labor relations of which are regulated by provisions in the Public Utilities Code.
(c) (d)  “Public employer” means any employer subject to Chapter 10 (commencing with Section 3500), Chapter 10.3 (commencing with Section 3512), Chapter 10.4 (commencing with Section 3524.50), Chapter 10.5 (commencing with Section 3525), Chapter  10.7 (commencing with Section 3540), or Chapter 12 (commencing with Section 3560) of Division 4 of Title 1, Chapter 7 (commencing with Section 71600) or Chapter 7.5 (commencing with Section 71800) of Title 8 of this code, or Chapter 7 (commencing with Section 99560) of Part 11 of Division 10 of the Public Utilities Code, or Section 12302.25 of the Welfare and Institutions Code. This chapter also applies to public transit districts with respect to their public employees who are in bargaining units not subject to the provisions listed in this subdivision.