The Center for Union Facts wasn’t the only group taking its message to newspaper editorial pages this Labor Day weekend. There were plenty of, ahem, misguided voices out there. Luckily, we also responded to those pieces.
In the Denver Post this morning, we write:
It would be nice if the AFL-CIO matched its actions to its rhetoric when it claims to honor working Americans on Labor Day. Linda Chavez-Thompson, the AFL-CIO’s executive vice president, told Post readers that a bill before Congress, dubiously dubbed the Employee Free Choice Act, would help working Americans. In reality, the bill is the biggest threat to employees’ rights in decades. It would effectively destroy the process of secret ballot elections that protects the rights of every employee to vote his or her conscience without the employer, the union or co-workers knowing the outcome.
And in the Philly Inquirer we write: