House passes South Carolina Rep. Scott's bill targeting Boeing labor case

The U.S. House of Representatives has passed South Carolina Congressman Tim Scott’s bill to “prohibit the National Labor Relations Board from ordering any employer to close, relocate, or transfer employment under any circumstance.”

South Carolina Congressman Tim Scott - Photo by Wade Spees

The 1 p.m. vote broke largely along party lines, as expected, with the Charleston-area Republican’s colleagues supporting his bid to limit the federal agency’s authority.

Scott proposed the legislation this summer in response to the NLRB’s complaint against Boeing. The NLRB has alleged Boeing built a second 787 Dreamliner production facility in South Carolina in retaliation for union strikes at its main Washington state aircraft plant.

Read more at  House passes Rep. Scott’s bill targeting Boeing labor case | The Post and Courier, Charleston SC – News, Sports, Entertainment.

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