Bloomberg Law
March 10, 2021, 1:59 AM

Landmark Labor Law Overhaul Passes House but Senate Fate Unclear

Andrew Kreighbaum
Andrew Kreighbaum

The House of Representatives passed the most significant overhaul of federal labor law in decades on Tuesday.

The Protecting the Right to Organize Act (H.R. 842) is the top legislative priority for organized labor groups and has the backing of President Joe Biden, but the business lobby is seeking to block the bill. Supporters also face a steep challenge overcoming a filibuster in the Senate.

The bill cleared the House on a 225-206 vote. The chamber previously passed the PRO Act last year along mostly party lines.

Advocates say the bill is even more critical after the ...

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