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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…

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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…

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