U.S. Senator Warren, Rep Sherman Reintroduce The Nationwide Right To Unionize Act

On Thursday, U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), and Rep. Brad Sherman (D-CA) reintroduced the Nationwide Right to Unionize Act, that would support the right to unionize by prohibiting states from banning union security agreements through “right-to-work” laws.

Twenty-seven states have enacted “right-to-work” laws that prevent unions from collecting dues from non-union members who are covered under a union-negotiated contract.

This bill was originally introduced in 2017 by Senator Warren as the Protecting Workers and Improving Labor Standards Act and again in 2020. A similar proposal is included in the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act.

The bill is more of a messaging bill before the November elections, therefore, has zero chance of passing Congress.

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