ICYMI: Democrats Ram #PROUnionBosses Act Through House
WASHINGTON, D.C., March 11, 2021
On Tuesday, Democrats voted to pass the radical PRO Union Bosses Act, which will destroy jobs and force more workers to pay into the union system. Republican Leader of the Education and Labor Committee Virginia Foxx (R-NC) spoke on the House floor in opposition to H.R. 842, calling it “an assault on American workers, employers, and the economy.”
House Passes Partisan Pro-Union Bill Decried By Business Groups. Here's What's In It.
By Thomas Catenacci
March 9, 2021
(Daily Caller) - “The only thing the PRO Act does is protect the $1.6 billion that unions donate to support left wing organizations,” Republican North Carolina Rep. Virginia Foxx said during a press call Monday. “And it supports the union bosses that profit off of hardworking union workers.”
Foxx, who is the ranking member of the House Education and Labor Committee, added that unions have pushed for the bill to stop declining union membership, which has taken place over the last 60 years. The PRO Act forces unionization of workers who don’t want to join a union or pay union dues, according to Foxx.
Republicans proposed a series of amendments to the PRO Act, which were rejected by Democrats. One rejected amendment proposed by Foxx would have required unions with a president or vice president who has been convicted of a felony within the last three years to file more detailed financial disclosures with the Department of Labor.
The PRO Act is a compilation of various policy changes that labor unions support, which would make it easier for unions to organize private-sector employees and minimize employees’ choice in unionization…
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