In a sea of bad legislation, the PRO Act stands out as the worst bill in Congress. The “Protecting the Right to Organize Act” (PRO Act) seeks to rewrite our country’s labor laws in order to strengthen the coercive power of labor unions at the expense of workers and the economy.
Washington, D.C. – On September 16, a coalition of groups and activists led by Americans for Tax Reform sent a letter to Congress urging them to reject the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act. The group of over 60 entities highlighted the negative impact the bill’s various policy objectives will have on the economy […]
Here they go again, attempting to take away the secret ballot in union elections. In 2009, Democrats tried to pass the Employee Free Choice Act, which would have taken away workers’ rights to use the secret ballot in unionization elections. Even though they controlled the House and Senate, and Barack Obama was in the White […]
Legislation recently introduced in Congress would make radical changes to U.S. labor law, tilting the scales dramatically in favor of Big Labor. The woefully misguided “Protecting the Right to Organize Act” (PRO Act, for short) is remarkably similar to and even surpasses previous attempts to game the system in favor of organized labor that congressional […]