Summary: H.R.1722 — 115th Congress (2017-2018)All Information (Except Text)

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Introduced in House (03/24/2017)

Protecting American Jobs Act

This bill amends the National Labor Relations Act, with respect to the authority of the National Labor Relations Board, to:

  • repeal the authority of the General Counsel of the board to issue, and prosecute before the board, complaints of unfair labor practices;
  • limit the board's rulemaking authority to rules concerning the internal functions of the board;
  • prohibit the board from promulgating rules that affect the substantive rights of any person, employer, employee, or labor organization;
  • repeal the board's authority to prevent persons from engaging in unfair labor practices, limiting such authority to the investigation of allegations of such practices; and
  • repeal the board's authority to petition courts for enforcement of its orders, seek injunctions, or hold hearings on jurisdictional strikes.