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. 2474 and S. 1306), 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:
This paper highlights the major changes to the established framework of labor and employment relations that organized labor has in mind with the PRO Act. While it is unlikely to become law in the current Congress, the PRO Act is a harbinger of things to come if the political winds shift in 2020.
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce strongly opposes H.R. 2474, the “Protecting the Right to Organize Act.”