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Feb. 4, 2022, 10:00 AM

Biden in Race Against Time, GOP to Overhaul Labor Law for Unions

Ian Kullgren
Ian Kullgren

At his first presidential campaign rally in 2019, then-candidate Joe Biden told workers at a Pittsburgh union hall he needed their support to win. Now, Biden is running out of time to return the favor.

The self-described “most pro-union president” faces an ever-narrowing window to persuade Congress to pass a stalled measure to revamp federal labor law—legislation unions believe is essential for future organizing and membership growth.

With Biden’s poll numbers in poor shape and Democrats in danger of losing the House and maybe the Senate in November’s midterm elections, the next nine months could be Biden’s last chance to ...

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