Author: Sean Higgins

Sean Higgins is a research fellow for the Competitive Enterprise Institute, a free market public policy organization based in Washington, D.C.

President Joe Biden believes joining a union isn’t merely a right that workers have but something the federal government has an obligation to promote. He repeated this on April 26 as he announced the creation of a special Task Force on Worker Organizing and Empowerment. “Since 1935, when the National Labor Relations Act [NLRA] was enacted, the policy of the federal government has been to encourage worker organizing and collective bargaining, not to merely allow or tolerate them,” Biden claimed. (Emphasis his.) Unfortunately for workers, Biden’s stance is a misreading of federal law, and it signals four years of aggressive sales tactics from this…

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