Labor Pains: Because Being in a Union can be Painful

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Yesterday blogger Jim Geraghty caught an interesting proposal from would-be President Hillary Clinton, speaking at the legislative conference of the AFL-CIO’s Building & Construction Trades Department: “With Rob Andrews, Democratic Congressman from New Jersey, Hillary announces she’s introducing legislation that would allow labor unions to access contractor payrolls – and the crowd goes wild.”

If this idea becomes law, expect gentlemen like this one (Warning: some “earthy” language inside the link) to make a lot more home visits. And if the Employee Free Choice Act becomes law, requiring employers to recognize unions via “card check”, the incentive for organizers to follow employees home gets even stronger. Click here to read some stories about intimidation under card check.

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