The National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) fails to provide crucial protections for workers alleging retaliation for exercising their rights: Comparing NLRA provisions with other laws and the PRO Act
|Provision||Under the NLRA||Under other anti-retaliation/whistleblower laws||Under the PRO Act|
|Compensatory damages for workers who are illegally fired for exercising their rights||No||Yes||Yes|
|Preliminary reinstatement of workers while their cases are pending||No (unless 10(j) injunction, which is rare)||Yes||Yes|
|Private right of action to pursue case if agency refuses or is slow to act||No||Yes||Yes|
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Source: Authors' analysis of workers' anti-retaliation/whistleblower laws.