Conor Lamb

From the office of:

Conor Lamb

Sending Office: Honorable Conor Lamb
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This legislation is supported by: AFL-CIO, NABTU, USW, IAM, CWA, IBEW, Teamsters, AFGE, AFSCME, NEA, UMWA, UFCW, AFT, UAW, APFA, NAPO, OOIDA

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act eliminated critical deductions for millions of American workers. Join me in righting this wrong by cosponsoring the Tax Fairness for Workers Act, restoring many of those important deductions and helping workers around the country.

The Republican tax bill undercut American workers by suspending the deduction for unreimbursed employee expenses and union dues. This legislation will reinstate many of these simple, commonsense features of the tax code that help those looking for a job,
or those who spend their own money on the tools they use every day. It will also help hardworking Americans in unions by ensuring their dues are tax deductible as well. Unions paved a pathway to the middle class for millions of Americans. They negotiated rights
and wages, ensured fair treatment under the law for their members and guaranteed essential protections for workers across the country. But unions have been under attack – with right-to-work laws, court decisions like JANUS, and a barrage of anti-union and
anti-worker policies at the local, state, and federal level – for decades.

The Tax Fairness for Workers Act would reinstate the deduction for a range of unreimbursed employee expenses like: job search expenses, travel, or out-of-pocket pocket costs for uniforms and tools. This legislation also makes the deduction for union dues
“above the line,” ensuring that all workers – whether they itemize or not – benefit.

If you have questions about this legislation or would like to cosponsor the bill, please contact Chris Bowman in my office at or 202-225-2301.


Conor Lamb

Member of Congress

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