From Joint Economic Committee Republicans:

Congress could also permit state and local governments, firms, and unions to opt out of certain federal labor laws to encourage experimentation with alternatives to existing standards that accomplish the purpose of the law. This type of policy experimentation could decentralize decision-making and recognize that the needs and interests of workers vary by state, locale, and firm.[270]

[270] Andrew Stern and Eli Lehrer, “How to Modernize Labor Law,” National Affairs, Winter 2017,

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