The RAISE Act (H.R. 4385) was introduced in the 112th Congress, which has adjourned.

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H.R. 4385: RAISE Act

Summary: To amend the National Labor Relations Act to permit employers to pay higher wages to their employees. (More Info)

The RAISE Act (H.R. 4385) was introduced in the 112th Congress, which has adjourned. It has not yet been reintroduced.

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Currently, union contracts set both a floor and a ceiling on wages, meaning that while workers cannot be paid below a certain amount, they also cannot be paid above a certain amount, eliminating true performance-based pay.

The legislation is necessary because unions have actually fought bonuses awarded to their members. The National labor Relations Board (NLRB) has sided with the unions, and not the workers, in such cases, claiming the bonuses constituted an illegal “direct dealing” with the workers. “Direct dealing” is forbidden under collective bargaining law. This means that if a union worker works hard, takes initiative and proves ...

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