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Take a Memo, Congress: 86% of Voters Oppose Card Check

Take a Memo, Congress: 86% of Voters Oppose Card Check

While industry, Congress and the Obama Administration are rightfully focusing on economic recovery at this time, let's not forget about the specter of the so-called "Employee Free Choice Act" (EFCA). EFCA effectively eliminates private ballot elections for union representation by instituting a "card check" system whreeby a union would be allowed to organize if a majority of employees simply sign an authorization card.  This system threatens the privacy of employees and Read more [...]
Labor Gears Up to Kill Secret Balloting

Labor Gears Up to Kill Secret Balloting

A headline from a front-page Business Section article in today's WaPo: "Labor Seeks Election Rewards." And what rewards are those? "Labor's top priority is passage of legislation that would make it easier to organize unions ...." That's the so-called "card check" legislation, which would eliminate secret balloting in the workplace. Of course, be prepared for slanted media coverage of this issue over the next few months. Take, for example, this doozy by Read more [...]