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Biden to Order Creation of Pro-Union Task Force Headed by Harris

April 26, 2021, 5:06 PM

President Joe Biden will sign an executive order Monday creating a task force to promote labor organizing as part of a broader push to strengthen unions after years of declining membership.

The order will direct the task force to propose new ways of using the federal government’s policies and programs to encourage workers to organize and successfully bargain with employers, according to the White House.

Biden’s order comes as unions continue to struggle to maintain their size and power. Membership has been declining for decades, with 10.8% of U.S. workers belonging to one in 2020, down from more than 30% ...

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