Skip to comments.Coalition for a Democratic Workplace/Union Household Survey Results (Obama Union Payback Act)
Posted on 11/13/2008 6:21:02 PM PST by Fred
Union Voters Overwhelmingly Want to Protect Right to Cast Vote in Private
The Coalition for a Democratic Workplace (CDW) today released a comprehensive analysis of data of union household attitudes from six statewide polls. The combined findings from the key states of Colorado, Louisiana, Maine, Minnesota, New Hampshire and New Mexico suggest that President-elect Obama and the Democrat-controlled Congress may have trouble convincing voters from union households that support for the mis-named Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA) is a pro-worker position.
Notably, the surveys found widespread opposition among union household voters (69%) to the EFCA, which would replace a federally supervised secret ballot process with one that requires a majority of workers to simply sign a card to authorize a union.
There is a bill in Congress called the Employee Free Choice Act which would replace a federally supervised secret ballot election with a process that requires a majority of workers to simply sign a card to authorize organizing a union and the workers' signatures would be made public to their employer, the union organizers and their co-workers. Do you support or oppose Congress passing this legislation?
Despite opposition from their own rank and file workers, labor bosses have made support for the EFCA, or "card check" bill, a top priority this year and are pressuring Democrats to act quickly to pass it. Under the EFCA, workers would effectively lose their right to a private ballot when deciding whether to be represented by a union. The secret ballot would be replaced with a "card-check" scheme where a union is organized if a majority of workers simply sign a card; the workers' signatures are made public to their employer, the union organizers and their co-workers.
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The right to free, unfettered elections is essential to liberty.
That said, if it comes to an open vote, I’ve proudly stood up and proclaimed my intense hatred of unions before, and I’ll gladly do it again.
Obama-mao wants to give unions more power in order to keep him in POWER. It is really not about anything else.
It would seem to me that the unions would like to eliminate ALL secret ballots.
Obama to blue collar peasants:
“All your unions are belong to us”.
Heck they’ll just do away with actually have YOU sign the card.
I would sign petitions, give money, to vote to impeach any politician if they vote yes on card check. no discussion. no quarter. no tyrants.
You know, there are bright spots in all this, and we don’t really have to look far.
Dems don’t give a damn about the rank and file union folks accept insofar that they can extract union dues and campaign volunteers from them. They are idiot peons to them. They care about the agenda of Andy Stern & John Sweeney, that’s it. Workers’ don’t want a union forced on them and their secret ballot removed? Who cares! They’re not as smart as Obama and don’t know what’s good for them! Liberty is old fashioned anyway.
Boil the frog slowly.
I’m not anti-union...but this is what France did...
Do we want to end-up like France?