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Category Archive: Workplace Election Integrity

  • CUF Launches Workplace Election Integrity to Protect Secret Ballots

    Posted on Aug 30, 2022 by LaborPains.org Team

    This Labor Day, the Center for Union Facts is launching a new campaign aimed at protecting employees’ right to a secret ballot vote in union elections across the country. The campaign – Workplace Election Integrity – aims to educate workers and the public on threats against choice in the workplace and how they can fight back. The […]

  • Ford/UAW Deal Prioritizes Union Interests Over Workers

    Posted on Jun 23, 2022 by LaborPains.org Team

    Terry Bowman, a 26-year Ford/UAW auto worker recently published an op-ed in the Center Square calling out Ford Motors for being “in bed” with the United Auto Workers at a forthcoming plant in Tennessee. His main concern, and certainly a concern for any future auto workers in the state, is Ford’s neutrality agreement with the […]

  • PRO Act Not the Only Threat to Worker Choice

    Posted on May 12, 2022 by LaborPains.org Team

    Major Democrats including President Biden are pushing for the Protecting the Right to Organize (PRO) Act as a way to boost their pals in Big Labor. The bill reads like a union wishlist. Its provisions do nothing to advance worker choice and everything to consolidate more power in the country’s labor unions. If it becomes […]

  • Sen. Scott (R-SC) to Introduce Employee Rights Act, Modernizing Out-Dated Labor Law

    Posted on Mar 21, 2022 by LaborPains.org Team

    Tomorrow, Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) will introduce the Employee Rights Act (ERA) of 2022, a bill that will significantly update our out-dated labor laws for the first time in decades. The ERA protects workers’ rights while also reflecting major changes to our economy in recent generations. According to polling from the Center for Union Facts, […]

  • UAW Officially Switching to Direct Elections

    Posted on Feb 11, 2022 by LaborPains.org Team

    It’s official. UAW members will now get to choose their union officers through direct elections, rather than via the union’s decades-old delegate system. The historic change will be in place by June, in time for the UAW’s next election cycle. More than 63 percent, or 89,615 of current and retired UAW members voted in favor […]