Introduced on March 29. The bill provides a framework and rules for instituting and conducting collective bargaining across entire industries or occupations, rather than just between unions and particular employers. First reading on April 5 and referred to the Education and Workforce Committee with National and Act opposed. Reported back on Oct 5 with a large number of mainly technical amendments and the thrust of the bill intact. Second reading on Oct 18 with National and Act opposed. Committee stage on Oct 20 slowed down with opposition filibustering and finally completed on Oct 26. Third reading on Oct 27 with no change in positions.