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PRO Act Is Anything But Pro-Worker

“To date, the PRO Act represents the most blatant attack on established labor law.”

“If enacted, it would make significant changes to the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) and other laws that would undermine worker freedom and threaten worker privacy when deciding whether to unionize, while also hurting businesses and threatening entire industries and sectors that keep America’s economy thriving.”

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What Big Labor Wants

“The PRO Act is little more than a power grab by organized labor, which has seen its share of the workforce steadily fall over the years. It would undermine the economy, hamstring employers, and weaken worker free choice.”

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Divide and Conquer: Democrats in Congress Pushing Unions on Workers

Under the PRO Act, when discussing unionization, unions get unfettered access to employees while employers are restricted from making their case against unionization. This essentially limits the ability of employees and employers to build relationships and have open and honest dialog about workplace interactions. Numerous surveys and studies show that, while compensation and benefits are important to employee satisfaction, culture, leadership quality, and communication and relationships with supervisors’ matter too, and the PRO Act will make it more difficult for employees and employers to create positive work cultures that are mutually beneficial.

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Associated Builders & Contractors Letter to the members of the U.S. House Education and Labor Committee’s Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee

“H.R. 2474 would drastically reshape the construction industry and America’s workplaces by stripping employees and employers of their constitutionally protected rights and hand power over to politically powerful union bosses.”

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Coalition for a Democratic Workplace Letter to the members of the U.S. House Education and Labor Committee’s Health, Employment, Labor, and Pensions Subcommittee

The PRO Act “contains many provisions that strip workers of essential rights” as well as “tramples on rights and ignores the consequences of dangerous
policies on our economy.”

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