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Democrats wage uphill battle against bill targeting federal-union representatives
Mar 9, 2017 - Washington Post Blogs

House Democrats were resolute - and loquacious - but were unable to derail the latest Republican move to significantly weaken federal labor unions.

After seemingly endless discussion Wednesday, the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee was poised to advance legislation designed to undermine "official time." It permits union representatives to engage in certain actions while on the government's payroll. Those actions, by the way, benefit not just union members, but all agency wor

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