April 30, 2021
Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act: Promoting Workers but Creating Hurdles
The Protecting the Right to Organize Act (PRO Act) is making a buzz as it circulates through Congress. If passed and signed into law, the Act will make significant changes to federal labor laws and the rights of workers and unions. The bill would override current “right to work” laws and shorten union election timeframes—measures that could adversely impact employers, including hospitals. The chances of it passing are slim, but it is important to understand the rationale and criticisms of the Act. The American Hospital Association has released a fact sheet on what to expect from the Act; to read it click here. For more on the impact the Act could have on hospital systems and why there is support for the bill, keep reading. Read More >>>
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