California: Measure to Outlaw Labor Agreements on Projects Fails to Qualify

Thu, Feb 2 2012 — Source: Sacramento Bee

A proposed June ballot measure that would have prohibited the city of Sacramento from requiring labor organization agreements on publicly-funded construction projects has failed to gather enough signatures.

Sacramento County elections officials ruled today that 62 percent of the signatures it inspected from proponents of the Fair and Open Competition Sacramento measure were valid. Another 19 percent of signatures were from people not registered to vote and 7.5 percent were from voters registered outside of the city.

Read more at the Sacramento Bee.