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Category Archive: PRO Act

  • PRO PRO PRO (Act), Scary Christmas!

    Posted on Dec 09, 2021 by LaborPains.org Team

    All of the Whos down in Whoville better watch their pocketbooks. Big Labor is going on tour in hopes to secure more dues in the new year. Senator Bernie Sanders is hitting the road on a “Pass the PRO Act: Holiday Tour” that is sure to be as exciting as finding a lump of coal […]

  • Congressional Dems Use Budget Bill as Launchpad for PRO Act Provision

    Posted on Aug 11, 2021 by LaborPains.org Team

    Union bosses and their pals in Congress are determined to make the Protecting the Right to Organize Act (PRO Act) the law of the land. But despite passing the House of Representatives, the bill’s odds of clearing the Senate still aren’t great. Unwilling to admit defeat, union leaders think they’ve found the key to getting […]

  • Report: PRO Act Would Leave Workers with Less Money, Power

    Posted on Jul 19, 2021 by LaborPains.org Team

    Proponents of the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act have long argued that the legislation would be a win for workers. However, a new study revealed that workers would actually take a pay cut if this bill becomes law — all while labor unions cash in. The study, which was conducted by the Institute […]

  • 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, […]