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Biden Bill’s Added Labor Law Fines Said to Generate $2.7 Billion

Nov. 18, 2021, 2:22 PM

Monetary penalties for employers who violate labor laws, proposed in House Democrats’ tax and social spending bill, would account for $2.76 billion worth of increased revenues over a 10-year period.

The House Education and Labor Committee’s portion of the bill would result in an overall deficit of $454.1 billion over the decade, according to a Congressional Budget Office score released late Wednesday. It includes increases for job creation programs and funding for universal preschool—elements of President Joe Biden’s domestic spending agenda.

Labor revenue-generating proposals in the package would levy new financial penalties on already-defined violations of the National Labor Relations ...

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