TITLE

Wary of card-check bill, tech lobbying against it

AUTHOR(S)
Bogardus, Kevin
PUB. DATE
December 2008
SOURCE
Hill;12/17/2008, Vol. 15 Issue 134, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Newspaper
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the opposition of technology companies to implement the Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA) in the U.S.
ACCESSION #
36046041

 

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