Pass the PRO Act

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  • The PRO Act is the most comprehensive and vigorous expansion of federal labor organizing rights since the passage of the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) of 1935.
  • The PRO Act prevents employers from interfering in union elections & prohibits employers from requiring workers to attend anti-union meetings.
  • The PRO Act removes prohibitions on workers acting in solidarity with workers at other workplaces & protects workers who engage in peaceful protest actions with their fellow workers.
  • The PRO Act creates a mediation and arbitration process to ensure newly formed unions reach a first contract. Today, even when workers succeed in forming a union, nearly half of newly formed unions fail to ever reach a contract with the employer.
  • The PRO Act prohibits companies from permanently replacing workers who participate in a strike.
  • The PRO Act authorizes meaningful penalties for employers that violate workers’ rights.
  • The PRO Act requires the NLRB to immediately seek an injunction to reinstate workers who suffer retaliation for exercising their rights.
  • The PRO Act allows workers to seek justice in court when employers unlawfully interfere with their NLRA rights or retaliate against them for exercising NLRA rights.
  • The PRO Act prevents workers from being denied remedies due to their immigration status.
  • The PRO Act requires employers to post notices that inform workers of their rights under the National Labor Relations Act, and to disclose contracts with consultants hired to persuade employees on how to exercise their rights.

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