Friday, March 02, 2007

Call to Expand Union Rights Could Derail Antiterror Bill
White House officials made clear on Tuesday that President Bush was prepared to veto a bill that enacted recommendations of the Sept. 11 Commission if the provision granting Transportation Security Administration workers collective bargaining rights was not removed.


Statement of U.S. Secretary of Labor Elaine L. Chao Regarding Today's Vote on H.R. 800
U.S. Secretary of Labor Elaine L. Chao issued the following statement regarding today's vote on H.R. 800: "It is a sad day for our country when the U.S. House of Representatives votes to deprive workers of their basic right to a private ballot election."


Employee Free Choice Act of 2007 (Engrossed as Agreed to or Passed by House)
To amend the National Labor Relations Act to establish an efficient system to enable employees to form, join, or assist labor organizations, to provide for mandatory injunctions for unfair labor practices during organizing efforts, and for other purposes.

The Bubble Boy administration: nakedly hostile to the working man, and totally willing to lie about it.


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