TITLE

Call to arms: Businesses need to fight Employee Free Choice Act

AUTHOR(S)
Kelley, Kara
PUB. DATE
March 2009
SOURCE
Las Vegas Business Press (10712186);3/16/2009, Vol. 26 Issue 11, pP29
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Opinion
ABSTRACT
The author explains why she is lobbying for businesses to fight the Employee Free Choice Act of 2009. She says that the act puts businesses and their employees at risk as it essentially removes the secret-ballot election process and replacing it with a card check system which gives union organizers unlimited time to get the majority of employees to sign union preference cards. The author points out that this could lead to employee harassment and put small businesses in the hands of a few employees.
ACCESSION #
40539015

 

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