House Republicans Move To Take Away Unions And Completely Fail

Must read

BRENDON SMALL Explains How Metalocalypse & Adult Swim Got Back Together

Metalocalypse (and its band Dethklok) had a great run between 2006...

Banana Republic x Peter Do Collab Is Full Of Businesscore Suiting & Wardrobe Essentials

Photo: Courtesy of Banana Republic.The American brand has teamed up with the buzzy NYC-based designer and creative director — whose eponymous label has become...

The Blumarine & Marc Jacobs Collaboration Is A Y2K Dream

Photo: Courtesy of Marc Jacobs.Just when you think the Y2K nostalgia may be over in fashion, Blumarine and Heaven by Marc Jacobs strike with...

We Can’t Stop Wearing These Vegan Leather Sneakers — & Now You Get A Discount

Super Sale Alert: Get 20% off sitewide at Koio using our promo code REFINERY29, now through November 6. The perfect sneaker doesn't exi— sorry, strike that, because...

House Republicans thought they could stop congressional staffers from unionizing just by banning unions, but that’s not how the law works.

One of the immediate priorities for House Republicans when they take the majority is banning congressional staffers from unionizing. Democrats emboldened the unionization effort last fall, and House Republicans thought they could stop unionization by banning unions, but they appear to be wrong.

Rep. Andy Levin (D-MI) tweeted:

GOP may be so reflexively anti-union that they want to strip their employees of the chance to form one—but it’s not that easy. Under the Congressional Accountability Act, rights that have been implemented can’t simply be taken away absent new legislation to change the Act itself.

— Rep. Andy Levin (@RepAndyLevin) January 2, 2023

The idea that unions make staffers less accountable to their elected bosses is nonsense. What the union does is give workers protections and rights.

Republicans can’t agree on who should be the next Speaker of the House and are preparing for what could be a brutal floor fight on Tuesday. At the same time, they appear not to understand how legislation works. They can’t walk into the chamber on Tuesday at noon and undo legislation at their whim.

“Because I  said so” is not part of the legislative process.

House Republicans are off to a spectacularly wrong start, and if this is the way that they plan to try to govern, Democrats should start counting down the days until they retake the majority.

More articles

Latest article

IRON MAIDEN To Release Stunning Commemorative Piece Of Mind Comic Book

Iron Maiden are known to never do things half-way or in...

US Steel Pursues Options as It Rejects Cleveland-Cliffs Bid

(Bloomberg) -- United States Steel Corp. began a formal review of strategic alternatives as it rejected an offer to sell itself to rival Cleveland-Cliffs...

All 23 banks survive Fed’s 2023 stress test

All 23 US banks that participated in a new Federal Reserve stress test would be able to withstand a severe global recession, demonstrating the...

Vulkan Vegas Promo Code Juli 2023: Bis zu 1000 Bonus

Bonus bietet einige Freispiele, in denen das Spiel kennengelernt sei. Dieser Bonus ist an eine bestimmte Anzahl von Drehungen gebunden oder für einen bestimmten...

Mirror, Mirror: Coach’s New Metallic Bag Is The Shiniest Of Them All

Photo: Courtesy of Vivien Lee.Take out your sunnies, folks, and prepare to be blinded by Coach's new electrifying metallic and patent leather bags. The...