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AFL-CIO’s Shuler Says Priority Is Overhaul of U.S. Labor Laws

Aug. 20, 2021, 5:25 PM

The newly appointed head of the largest U.S. labor federation said the group’s top priority is an overhaul of the country’s labor laws, along with a grass-roots campaign, to help increase union membership.

“Working people have had enough -- they know the labor laws are broken in this country,” Liz Shuler, who took over as president of the AFL-CIO earlier Friday, said in an interview on Bloomberg TV’s “Balance of Power” With David Westin. “We need the PRO Act to make sure that people who want to come together and have a voice on the job and fight for ...