House Committee on Labor and Employment Relations - 68th R.S. (1983)
- To monitor all activities and have budget oversight responsibilities for those agencies, boards and commissions as listed in Rule 3, Section 19.
- To study the prevalence and effects of the use of drugs and other toxic substances by workers on the job.
- To study the effect of undocumented workers on employment wages in Texas.
- To study the history, concept, necessity for, or the lack thereof, and implementation of prevailing wage in Texas.
- To study personnel policies for state employees, focusing on grievance procedures, career mobility, allocation and use of merit raises, accuracy of job descriptions, and the use of four-day work week in client or service-oriented agencies.
- To study the effects of implementing dues deductions for public employees.
- To study the existence and enforcement of safety regulations in construction and oil field industries.
- To study employment issues relating to farmworkers, focusing on labor-management relations between farmers and farmworkers with and without collective bargaining.
- To monitor the unemployment compensation fund, studying patterns of benefit usage and tax revenues.
- To study the possible causes and remedies for unemployment, including a review of the Job Training Partnership Act, work-sharing programs, and health insurance benefits for the unemployed.
No report was issued.
Membership information from Index to Interim Committees from the 67th & 68th Legislatures and a press release issued by Speaker of the House Gibson D. (Gib) Lewis, April 5, 1984. See House Speaker Lewis Appointments, L1801.1 P926a 1985-92 2.)
Information on this website is provided as a public service by the Legislative Reference Library. The Legislative Reference Library makes no representation as to its completeness or accuracy and makes no warranty in regard to its use. Users assume all risk of reliance on the information included on this site.