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Working Lunch: Union efforts face pushback from Congress

Align Public Strategies unpacks a big week of labor organizing news

Align Public Strategies discusses the latest in labor organizing news. Workers voted to unionize a Burgerville restaurant, and a second one might not be far behind. In Washington D.C., as Congress takes a fresh look at worker center groups and their union-like activity, labor organizing activity is facing pushback. Plus, on this week’s legislative scorecard, the Align team looks at how paid leave is sweeping across Texas and examines recent sexual harassment legislation in New York.

Related: Burgerville workers seek to unionize at second unit

Related: Burgerville supports union vote at second unit

Align Public Strategies is a full-service public affairs and creative firm that helps corporate brands, governments and non-profit organizations navigate the outside world and inform their internal decision-making. This article does not necessarily reflect the opinions of the editors or management of Nation's Restaurant News and Restaurant Hospitality.

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