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Lofgren Announces Upcoming Hearing on Congressional Workers’ Right to Organize

San Jose, Calif. – Committee on House Administration Chairperson Zoe Lofgren (D-Calif.) issued the following statement after receiving a letter from the Office of Congressional Workplace Rights regarding Congressional staff unionization:

“The Office of Congressional Workplace Rights has completed a review I requested of pending regulations from 1996 and has determined no changes are needed for the House to extend federal protections to legislative branch employees who wish to unionize and collectively bargain. Accordingly, I’m pleased to announce the Committee on House Administration will convene a hearing soon to move the House forward on recognizing Congressional workers’ right to organize.”

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