House passes sweeping pro-union bill that would reform labor laws | USA Today

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On March 9, the House of Representatives passed the Protecting the Right to Organize Act (PRO Act), a bill that would fundamentally change the dynamic and power imbalance in worker organizing.

KI Associate Director, Lane Windham, commented on the passage of the PRO Act in the House in an interview with USA Today:

“The PRO Act would finally give workers the right to organize and form unions that they’re supposed to have had under law for years and years, but that employers have routinely stripped them of because employers have broken and bent labor law to such an extent that the current labor law is virtually meaningless.”

Read the full piece here.