PRO Act: will big changes in US labour laws pass?
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Capitol Hill, Washington DC

By Philip A Miscimarra

Much has changed since the United States’ primary labour law – the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) – was adopted 85 years ago, and more change may be on the horizon. On 9 March 2021, the US House of Representatives adopted the Protecting the Right to Organize Act (PRO Act), which would make substantial changes in US labour laws. This article summarises the PRO Act’s changes which – if enacted – will affect all companies with US operations.