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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Originally published in the Anchorage Daily News, June 6, 2021 By Alicia Siira, Joe Michel, Rebecca Logan, and Kati Capozzi
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).
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.
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.
As any observer of labor policy knows, unions are very much keen on passing the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act, a radical proposal that would upend American labor law, to put it mildly.
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.
April 9, 2021 Dear Senator Sinema and Senator Kelly ,
The New Hampshire Business & Industry Association and several other trade associations on April 22 submitted a letter to Senator Shaheen expressing their opposition to the PRO Act.
The New Hampshire Business & Industry Association and several other trade associations on April 22 submitted a letter to Senator Hassan expressing their opposition to the PRO Act.
The American Bar Association (ABA) on April 20 submitted a letter to the leaders of the Senate and the Senate Committe on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions expressing its opposition to the "persuader" rule portion of the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act. Read the letter here...