Attorney General Marty Jackley has now confirmed that his office has received a letter and press release from the National Labor Relations Board which states that they believe our recent constitutional amendment (which passed with over 79% support) is in violation of Federal labor law. This type of battle was anticipated with some groups threatening lawsuits before the election.
Jackley says he is ready for the fight and will “vigorously defend” our State’s Constitution.
Amendment K on the November ballot and guarantees the right to a secret ballot. How can anyone be against that?
The Constitutional Amendment at issue states in total:
Article XI, § 28. Right to vote by secret ballot. The rights of individuals to vote by secret ballot is fundamental. If any state or federal law requires or permits an election for public office, for any initiative or referendum, or for any designation or authorization of employee representation, the right of any individual to vote by secret ballot shall be guaranteed