“The House of Representatives will officially allow Congressional staff to join the union, marking a historic milestone after years of workplace complaints on Capitol Hill,” the Washington Post relationships.
New York Times: “The vote came amid pressure from assistants, particularly younger staff members, who became increasingly open about their frustrations with low pay, long hours, and the notoriously tough work environment on Capitol Hill. “.
politic: “The move comes amid a growing wave of complaints from staff, along with the efforts of leadership and lawmakers to stem burnout and brain drain among employees who play vital roles in the legislative branch, including service to voters, oversight of federal agencies and drafting legislation. “