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Category Archive: PRO Act

  • PRO Act Would Threaten The Freedom of Millions of Independent Contractors

    Posted on Mar 05, 2021 by LaborPains.org Team

    Congress is currently considering the latest iteration of the Protecting the Right to Organize Act (PRO Act) — a bill that reads more like a labor union wishlist than a serious piece of legislation. Still, unions are hopeful that a Democrat-controlled Congress and President Biden — who has expressed support for the bill — will finally […]

  • How Would the PRO Act Hurt Workers? Let Us Count the Ways…

    Posted on Feb 24, 2020 by LaborPains.org Team

    The Democrat-controlled House of Representatives recently passed H.R 2474, or the Protecting the Right to Organize Act (PRO Act). While the bill contains a laundry list of anti-worker policies, a few stand out as particularly harmful. For starters, the bill would override right-to-work laws in 27 states across the country. Without these laws in place, […]