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Letters to CongressApr 23, 2021 - 2:30pm

American Bar Association Letter Opposing "Persuader" Rule in 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.

ReportApr 12, 2021 - 2:15pm
The PRO Act report (cover graphic only)

Labor's Litany of Dangerous Ideas: The PRO Act - UPDATED

In the world of labor and employment policy, it is a well-known fact that organized labor has been hemorrhaging members for the past 65 years, and labor leaders have sought innumerable ways to reverse that trend. Since peaking at roughly 35% of the workforce in the 1950s, union membership has steadily declined. In 2018, it stood at just 10.5% of the workforce, with a mere 6.4% membership rate in the private sector.

In the NewsApr 12, 2021 - 12:00pm

We Need the US Chamber and Every Ally We Have to Stop Big Labor

Christian Josi, veteran of international center-right politics penned this Op-Ed to Townhall.com urging action on the PRO Act.

ArticleMar 29, 2021 - 11:15pm
Packages move along conveyer belts at the Amazon.com fulfillment center in Robbinsville, NJ.

Sanders Inserts Himself in Amazon Campaign

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders reportedly weighed in on the organizing campaign at an Amazon facility that has been in the headlines in recent months.  Unsurprisingly, the senator offered his support fo

Issue BriefMar 22, 2021 - 5:45pm

The PRO Act’s Attack on Independent Contracting: Questions and Answers

Common questions and answers on the PRO Act.

ArticleMar 19, 2021 - 3:30pm
Portrait of the U.S. Capitol

The PRO Act’s Attack on Independent Contracting

As this blog has noted on numerous occasions, Congress is considering a piece of legislation that would radically re-write American labor law and undermine freelancers and other independent contractors.

ArticleMar 10, 2021 - 7:45pm
U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C. with hazy clouds behind it.

House Passes the PRO Act (Again)

The U.S. House of Representatives on March 9 passed H.R. 842, better known as the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act, for the second year in a row.

Press ReleaseMar 09, 2021 - 9:00pm

U.S. Chamber CEO-Elect: PRO Act Would Harm Workers, Employers, and U.S. Economy

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce strongly opposes the Protecting the Right to Organize Act (PRO Act, H.R. 842), which today passed the House of Representatives. The bill 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.

Letters to CongressMar 09, 2021 - 2:45pm

Virginia Chamber: Stop the PRO Act

                                                                         Virginia Chamber                                                                      The Voice of Business March 8, 2021 Dear Members of the Virginia Congressional Delegation:

Letters to CongressMar 09, 2021 - 2:30pm

Arizona Chamber Executives: Stop the PRO Act

March 5, 202 1 Arizona Congressional DelegationHouse and Senate Office BuildingsWashington, D.C. 20 515 Dear Arizona Congressional Delegation Members,