Archive for January, 2009
While lauding the proposed “Employee Free choice Act” from the union bosses’ point of view as “putting the choice of how to form a union in the hands of workers,” in truth it is more aptly known as the “card check” proposal – the simple act of signing a card presented by a union operative. Thus, by removing an employee’s legal guarantee to refuse union representation in the privacy of a secret ballot vote, “the freedom to choose to join a union” becomes a mere empty slogan.
Union forces, emboldened by President Obama’s promise to sign such a law should it be sent to him by Congress, put out an unprecedented 2008 election campaign on his behalf and the Democratic Congressional elections. Armed by the AFL-CIO and its affiliates, get-out-the-vote campaigns, issue ads, and other election-related purposes, the fix is in for it to win.Full Story
The Association of American Educators Foundation published an article, “Invading Privacy – Card Check is on the Way!,” by Hans Moleman. It appears in the AAEF’s January 2009 “Education Matters.” It is the first article. Pennsylvanians for Right to Work is opposed to card check, also known as “Employee Free Choice Act.”Full Story
Card Check was previously used to unionize companies during the Great Depression, but was stopped in 1947 because of widespread worker intimidation by union organizers. This new law would again allow union organizers to utilize harassment, intimidation and outright fraud to encourage workers to sign cards.
If passed, the EFCA would allow union organizers to unionize companies on a scale unknown since President Franklin Roosevelt’s administration, when card-check rules doubled union membership in less than 10 yearsFull Story
Board members from Pennsylvanians for Right to Work Inc. were honored to participate in the West Shore Chamber of Commerce Annual Meeting where Retired Army Col. Frederick Lovelace received the Les Ginanni Business & Community Connection Award. This award is given once a year to a member who has continuously contributed to the community through [...]Full Story