WASHINGTON -- The Senate passed a Federal Aviation Administration bill on Monday that includes an anti-union measure bitterly opposed by labor groups....
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It's great that Sen. Johnny Isakson and his fellow conservative Republicans in the U.S. Senate now back the supermajority concept that the Employee Free Choice Act achieves through "card check."
Until now, workers in the airline and rail industries had to fight an uphill battle in order to exercise their right to choose union representation. The change levels a playing field that has been uneven for too long.
Unionization in the airline industry has slowed. Why? Union-busting campaigns are alive and well because current election policy encourages employer-run voter suppression campaigns.
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