Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Salon, February 5, 2014, Wednesday


February 5, 2014, Wednesday

Salon (full article)

Union rule despised by right-wingers now roaring back to life

Organized labor hoped that by reducing the period of time between petitioning for an election and holding one, the rule change would at least marginally reduce the amount of legal or illegal pressure workers could be subjected to. According to research by Cornell scholar Kate Bronfenbrenner, in the lead-up to at least two-thirds of NLRB elections, employers forced workers to attend one-one-one, mandatory anti-union meetings with management at least once a week.