H.R. 2587, named the “Protecting Jobs From Government Interference Act,” which prohibits the NLRB from ordering any employer to close, relocate, or transfer employment under any circumstance.
Scott’s bill has sparked a debate on Capitol Hill over union rights and the role of business.
Opponents have a called this measure a “job killer.” Thursday morning, supporters and critics squared off in a flurry of speeches.
Here are a few:
AUDIO: Rep. Scott defends bill after comment from Rep. Betty Sutton (D-OH)
AUDIO: Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi vs. bill
AUDIO: Rep. Gowdy rails against NLRB’s actions in SC
Sen. Lindsey Graham says, “I have introduced the legislation in the Senate and will continue to press Harry Reid to bring it up for a vote.”