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Goodies for Unions in the Reconciliation Bill

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29.09.2021

There’s a new report out by James Sherk, formerly a labor economist at the Heritage Foundation and a labor policy adviser in the Trump White House, about Democrats’ union-related proposals in the $3.5 trillion reconciliation bill. Democrats are using the budget-reconciliation process, which is supposed to be about taxes and spending, to pass a wish list of long-standing pro-union demands.

On September 17, I wrote about the bill’s tax break for union members, which makes it easier for people to give money to organizations that disproportionately help elect Democrats. But there’s more than that for the unions in the bill.

Sherk finds that the bill would ban all-staff meetings to discuss unionizing. If employees consider unionizing, it’s normal for employers to call an all-staff........

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