Congress looks into expanding Labor Relations Act

The U.S. House of Representatives recently introduced legislation that would curb union abuses. The legislation, the Truth in Employment Act (H.R. 1793) was introduced by Rep. Jim DeMint (R-SC), Rep. Cass Ballenger (R-NC) and Rep. John Carter (R-TX). This bill would amend the National Labor Relations Act to make clear that an employer isn’t required to hire any person who is not a “bona fide applicant”

The U.S. House of Representatives recently introduced legislation that would curb union abuses. The legislation, the Truth in Employment Act (H.R. 1793) was introduced by Rep. Jim DeMint (R-SC), Rep. Cass Ballenger (R-NC) and Rep. John Carter (R-TX).

This bill would amend the National Labor Relations Act to make clear that an employer isn’t required to hire any person who is not a “bona fide applicant” because the applicant is simply seeking a job to promote interests unrelated to those of the employer.

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