Stop The PRO Act
Unions and their allies are promoting a bill that would destabilize America’s workplaces and impose a long list of dangerous changes to labor law.
A proposal, called the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act (S. 420/H.R. 842), is a litany of almost every failed idea from the past 30 years of labor policy.
The PRO Act would undermine worker rights, ensnare employers in unrelated labor disputes, disrupt the economy, and force individual Americans to pay union dues regardless of their wishes.
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Take Action on the PRO Act
The PRO Act as introduced in the 117th Congress and passed by the House includes a number of new provisions that were not in the original bill. Members of Congress who co-sponsored the PRO Act in the 116th Congress should not feel bound to co-sponsor a different bill.
Read more about the PRO Act’s harmful provisions and contact your Senators to tell them to Stop the PRO Act.
- Jul 01, 2021PRO Act Poll Reveals Bill’s Unpopularity
As this blog has observed on more than a few occasions, labor leaders and their allies in Congress have developed a bill that would fundamentally rewrite American labor law to tilt the field in favor of unions, which are desperate to reverse a sixty-five year decline in membership.
- Jun 22, 2021All You Need is One
Occasionally, a random comment can reveal a little bit more perhaps than the one who made it intended. That could be said of a recent statement by the acting General Counsel of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), Peter Sung Ohr, as he discussed the ongoing organizing campaign at Amazon’s Bessemer, Alabama, facility.
- Jun 14, 2021Richmond Times-Dispatch: The PRO Act has many cons for businesses and workers
By Barry DuVal. Originally published in the Richmond Times-Dispatch, June 14, 2021.
- Jun 07, 2021Anchorage Daily News: Alaskans don’t want California’s failed policies
Originally published in the Anchorage Daily News, June 6, 2021
By Alicia Siira, Joe Michel, Rebecca Logan, and Kati Capozzi
- May 28, 2021Lake Havasu News: Lisa Krueger: PRO Act should be a NO act
This article was originally published in the Lake Havasu News, May 28, 2021
The Lake Havasu Area Chamber of Commerce was proud to sign a state-wide letter thanking US Senators Krysten Sinema and Mark Kelly for NOT co-sponsoring the PRO Act (Protecting the Right to Organize Bill).
- May 20, 2021Union-Free Doesn’t Mean Worry-Free: Why Every Business Should Care about the PRO Act
For the last couple of years, this blog has written numerous times about the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act, which is the wish list of onerous policies that labor unions and their allies hope to pass. Their objective is to hamstring employers and facilitate union organizing efforts in the hope that it will help labor unions reverse a 65-year downward membership trend.
- May 19, 2021Tucson Opinion: The PRO Act is a threat to Arizona's economy
Published in the Arizona Daily Star (www.tuscon.com)
By Amber Smith and Neil Bradley Special to the Arizona Daily Star
May 19, 2021
The following is the opinion and analysis of the writers:
The most consequential legislation you have never heard of is a quiet threat to Arizona’s economy.
- May 05, 2021Labor's Litany of Dangerous Ideas: The PRO Act 2021 Update
In 2019, the U.S. Chamber released a report discussing the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act, a bill in Congress that amounted to nothing more than a litany of organized labor’s policy preferences. Subsequently, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the bill, but it predictably went nowhere in the Senate, which at the time had a Republican majority.
- Apr 27, 2021Arizona Business Community Letter to Senators Sinema and Kelly
April 9, 2021
Dear Senator Sinema and Senator Kelly ,