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House Vote on Union-Backed Bill Sets 2020 Elections Test

Jan. 30, 2020, 11:56 AM

The House is preparing to bring a controversial labor bill to the floor next week that would make the most significant changes to labor law in generations. The bill is shaping up to be a litmus test in the fall elections, as unions and businesses pressure lawmakers in both chambers.

Ghosts of Labor Past: The effort behind the Protecting the Right to Organize Act reminds many observers of the battle over the Employee Free Choice Act, a pro-labor bill that failed in 2007 and 2009. Businesses hope the PRO Act will head in the same direction, Jaclyn Diaz reports today ...