Posts tagged Pro Act

    Manchin is Right on the Filibuster, but Wrong on the PRO Act

    January 25, 2022 // When it comes to the filibuster, Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) reflects his home state. Opinion polling shows that strong majorities of West Virginians oppose ending the filibuster, as does Manchin, who recently wrote in his state’s largest newspaper, “If I can’t go home and explain it, I can’t vote for it.”

    Big Labor Grinches Undermining Freelancing With PRO Act

    December 21, 2021 // The bill, if passed, would abolish right-to-work laws, make employment conditional on union membership and misclassify independent workers as employees under a proposed ABC test, among many proposed provisions. Who seeks to benefit most from the PRO Act? Powerful labor union special interests.

    BBB Demise Is Also Labor-Rules Reprieve

    December 20, 2021 // Senator Joe Manchin, D-WV, gave an early Christmas present to Senators Mark Warner, D-VA, and Tim Kaine, D-VA, by declaring he would not support the $2.2 trillion Build Back Better Act

    PRO Act allies hit the road

    December 6, 2021 // Our Revolution, the progressive advocacy group Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) launched in 2016, Communications Workers Association, and the Worker Power Coalition, which includes several national unions, kick off a nationwide tour today aimed at rallying lawmakers around the Protecting the Right to Organize Act, Democrats’ wide-reaching bill that would make it easier for workers to join unions.

    NLRB decision overturning Amazon union election defies workers’ rights

    December 5, 2021 // One report from the Institute for the American Worker found that unions stand to gain over $9 billion if the PRO Act is passed and workers across America are forced to pay union dues. This influx of cash will only further entrench Big Labor’s power and influence over American workers.