Protections for private sector workers’ right to unionize would be expanded under
The bill would modify federal labor laws to:
- Allow unions and employers to negotiate agreements that would require bargaining unit employees to pay for costs of representation.
- Bar employers from discriminating against workers who strike.
- Impose penalties on employers for violating workers’ rights.
- Change the criteria used to classify someone as an employee or independent contractor.
The measure would authorize “such sums as may be necessary” to implement its provisions. It also includes a severability clause stipulating that a court decision rendering any portion of ...