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  •  Also, it will be much easier for workers (0+ / 0-)

    to organize independent unions.

    Winning a Board election costs so much money and demands so much staff that you need to organize with an established union to have any chance.  With card-check, 60 workers at a small facility could pretty much do it on their own (maybe call a labor lawyer for some advice), sign cards for their own little organization, and present the cards to the boss or the Board.

    "Run, comrade, the old world is behind you!" -- Situationist graffito, 1968

    by Pesto on Thu Nov 13, 2008 at 04:42:24 PM PST

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