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2-8-21: Take Action to Oppose the PRO Act

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Last Thursday, the misleadingly-named Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act was reintroduced in Congress. While this legislation claims to help workers, it will have a detrimental impact on an employee’s right to free choice and privacy and an employer’s ability to effectively manage its operations regardless of whether it is a union or open shop firm. 

Among the dozens of drastic changes to established labor law, the following are the most significant:

·         Threatens workers’ absolute right to a free, fair, and secret union ballot

·         Forces employers to turn over employees' private, personal information to unions

·         Allow intermittent strikes and slowdowns that could devastate jobsite progress and production

·         Eliminates “secondary boycott” protections

·         Strips away employees’ Right-to-Work protections

·         Codifies the “quickie” election rules

·         Expands joint employer liability

·         Establishes an overly restrictive independent contractor test

Taken together, many of these extreme changes will be disruptive to both union and non-union employers. We need to tell members of Congress and Senators Feinstein and Padilla to oppose this anti-worker, anti-privacy, and anti-recovery legislation. Click on the "Take Action" button to send them that message.

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Have questions or want more information? Contact Richard Markuson at richard@pacificadvocacygroup.com.

 


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