The Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act Labor’s Litany of Dangerous Ideas:
The Protecting the Right to Organize (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. The proposal, called the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act (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. The PRO Act would:
Today, Senate HELP Chair Patty Murray and House Education and Labor Chair Bobby Scott (D-Va.) reintroduced the Protecting the Right to Organize Act (PRO Act). The legislation, which claims to be pro-worker, would force employees to pay union dues regardless of whether they support a union, threaten private ballots in union elections, and strip workers of their independent contractor classification. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce's Senior Vice President of the Employment Policy Division, Glenn Spencer, issued the following statement after today's reintroduction...