Republican North Carolina Rep. Dan Bishop will introduce a resolution Friday opposing provisions in the PRO Act and budget reconciliation package that would allow the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to issue fines.
The resolution, obtained exclusively by the Daily Caller, calls on Congress to “not repeal State right-to-work laws by enacting the Protecting the Right to Organize Act, provisions in the American Jobs Act, or any other measure.” The PRO Act passed the House of Representatives in March, and a key provision of the legislation is part of the $3.5 trillion reconciliation package that left-wing Democrats are pushing. That provision would allow the NLRB to levy civil fines on employers. (RELATED: Here’s How The PRO Act Forces Workers Into Joining Unions, Paying Dues)
Currently, the NLRB may not impose fines on employers. It can only order back-pay for wrongfully-terminated employees, and employers to hang posters and provide literature about unions.
The PRO Act eliminates union elections conducted by secret ballot, requires non-union members to pay union dues, and curtails the ability of workers to define themselves as independent contractors.
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