In recent weeks a group of Democrats have introduced the so-called Workplace Democracy Act (WDA), which radically changes labor law’s in the country. The bill not only restores the “card check” proposal from previous congresses that eliminates the right to secret ballots in union representation elections, but goes even further by expanding joint employer standards, restricting traditional independent contractor roles, and restricts an employer’s ability to seek legal advice during union elections. In response to the legislation AGC joined with over 100 organizations representing many industries urging Congress to reject the legislation’s changes to labor laws.

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