And there is little doubt that federal rules and regulations for union organizing have also become


And there is little doubt that federal rules and regulations for union organizing have also become increasingly hostile to labor, helping to drive unions' share of the work force down from a peak of 35 percent in the 1950s to a mere 7.4 percent today. ...In research for a bipartisan Congressional commission in 2000, Kate Bronfenbrenner, a labor relations professor at Cornell University, reported that 25 percent of employers illegally fired at least one employee during organizing campaigns.

Source: "The Right to Organize", The New York Times Editorial/Letters, March 6, 2007, A22.

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