Trumped: Court Rejects NLRB Certification of ‘Card-Check’ Unionization at Casino

In 2007 the International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America campaigned to organize the card dealers at the Trump Plaza in Atlantic City, N.J. Days before the election, the union assembled federal, state and local politicians, Trump employees and union organizers for a mock card-check vote, broadcast by a local TV […]

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Site Opposing EFCA Creates ‘Card Checked the Game’

The site called “What Is EFCA?” is pretty gnarly looking, but it’s offering a new take on the Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA) with a somewhat interactive presentation called “Card Checked the Game.” Behind the site and game, evidently, are two groups called Americans for Tax Reform and Alliance for Worker Freedom. No idea who […]

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EFCA Sponsors Says Card Check May Go Bye-Bye

Senator Tom Harkin, D.-Iowa, says compromise is in order to save the Employee Free Choice Act, specifying that the card check provision will no doubt have to be dropped. "Compromises are going to be made," said Harkin, 69. "It probably won’t be card check [as part of the final law], because too many people are […]

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Hostage-Taking Trumps Card Check Anyday

As is their wont, the French reject American culture while embracing and perfecting it, in their own inimitable way. Take the example of unionization. France is widely unionized. You can hardly visit there without the garbage collectors or air traffic controllers or railway operators going on strike for this or that. They all work for […]

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Labor Begins Big EFCA Drive, Descends on Capital

The AFL-CIO descended on Capitol Hill Wednesday in support of the Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA), bearing a petition with a claimed 1.5-million signatures. The laborite love fest came a few days after Vice-President Joe Biden said “welcome back to the White House” to his union cronies and pledged support for the EFCA. However, though […]

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