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Will PRO Act Transform Labor's Playing Field? by Nora De La Cour

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"Even when workers are allowed to form unions, employers can simply refuse to bargain in good faith for a first contract, dragging out the process until the union’s momentum dies down. With the right to strike severely limited, organized labor is largely unable to win gains that might popularize a belief in the power of collective action. The reality is, labor law forces them to constantly struggle for their own survival rather than fighting expansively for the common good. Fortunately, the House just passed a bill that could transform the playing field for unions by restoring  and recognizing that collective action by working people is the most effective way to check the parasitic greed and dehumanizing violence of powerful corporations. "

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