The Washington Examiner Op-ed: What Big Labor Wants

Thursday, May 16, 2019 - 5:15pm
By Sean P. Redmond, Executive Director, Labor Policy

With the country enjoying a healthy economy and record-low unemployment, one might think the new House majority would support policies to keep the good times going. Instead, House Democrats have unleashed a proposal that would minimize employees’ free choice and sap economic vitality.

The proposal in question is the Protecting the Right to Organize Act of 2019, which was introduced on May 2 with 100 cosponsors in the House and 40 in the Senate (H.R. 2474 and S. 1306). The PRO Act would radically rewrite the National Labor Relations Act, in the process stripping away any balance between unions and employers when unions seek to organize a workplace. It contains numerous ill-conceived, one-sided, and unnecessary policy shifts.... Read more...