WAGE Act Pros And Cons

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B. What the Workplace Action for a Growing Economy (WAGE) Act is Up Against a. The Past Failures to Amend the NLRA The WAGE Act is not the first attempt to amend the NLRA and strengthen it in favor of employees, however, if passed the WAGE Act would be the first one to succeed. While amendments to the NLRA both for and against the rights of workers and employers have largely been unsuccessful, the overwhelming trend is for Congress to pass those amendments that weaken employee protection and strengthen employer protection. Furthermore, besides the addition of the U.S. Postal Service to the purview of the NLRA in 1971 and nonprofit hospitals to this in 1974, the Act has not undergone fundamental changes since 1959. The Labor Law Reform
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