Skip to comments.The End of the Secret Ballot
Posted on 03/10/2009 3:44:20 PM PDT by Birch T. Barlow
Making sense of the central political objective of organized labor.
Whether the misleadingly named Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA)known as card checkis introduced in the next hour or next year, it remains the central political objective of organized labor. It was also championed as a domestic priority by President Barack Obama and congressional Democrats during the 2008 campaign. The EFCA would undercut the idea of a secret ballot in unionization drives and guarantee mandatory arbitration of many initial collective bargaining agreements. Canadas experience with card check illustrates how it could further hobble the U.S. economy.
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Warren Buffet put one hell of a spike in this one today
Blue Dogs oppose this. It is a lot of scare talk. EFCA will not pass.
And which MSM is reporting it?
The idea of card check is to make it easier to get unions into companies. That’s all it’s about.
I pray this doesn’t pass, it will cost Americans millions of (more) jobs.
He was on ‘squawk box’ this morning..
Job destroying, price raising, business strangling idea
The problem is that we let them get away with these Orwellian names.
Freedom is Slavery. War is Peace.
Freedom of Choice act is the opposite of what it is called. We have to call it what it is- the End Of Secret Ballots act.
I’m going to start a movement. No new legislation unless it is directly linked to the economy until they straigten this mess out.
The American people shouldn’t have to worry themselves to death about what congress is going to heap on them next when they are already basket cases over the economy.
Stop the politics and stop the policies! No new legislation!