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James Sherk at The Heritage Foundation writes about some of manipulative tactics used during card check campaigns.

Ford will save up to $500 million with the help of UAW concessions.  This is an interesting excerpt from the article:

The agreement trims average wages and benefits for UAW hourly workers to about $55 per hour this year, from more than $70 per hour when Ford was negotiating a watershed contract with the union two years ago.

Weren’t a lot of people saying that union wages were already at $55 an hour just recently?  Ford’s cuts may bring those claims into question again.  The savings didn’t appear out of thin air.

Save Our Secret Ballot is taking steps in Oklahoma and is ready for a vote in Utah.

Politico breaks down the political lines on EFCA.

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