Overcoming obstacles to formation of unions

"According to Kate Bronfenbrenner, a labor researcher at Cornell University, 75% of employers hire anti-union consultants during NLRB [National Labor Relations Board] election campaigns and 25% fire at least one pro-union worker.

"In a recent study by rutgers University and Jesuit Wheeling University, 46% of workers in NLRB elections reported being pressured by management, while only 14% of workers in card-check campaigns reported being pressured by unions organizers.

"Farino, Lisa. "Labor: Making it Easier to Unionize." YES! Summer 2007:8.

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