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nadinbrzezinski Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Mar-10-09 08:52 PM
Response to Reply #38
39. And I am telling you, unions will spring up
especially now
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  -The Employee Free Choice Act Must Pass! babsbunny  Mar-10-09 06:10 PM   #0 
  - I'm not well informed on this.  bbinacan   Mar-10-09 06:30 PM   #1 
  - Right wing talking point  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-10-09 06:33 PM   #3 
  - so there will still be a secret ballot???? i dont like the idea of open ballots  vadawg   Mar-10-09 06:36 PM   #4 
  - Yes, if enough workers choose to do a secret ballot election.  backscatter712   Mar-10-09 06:38 PM   #6 
  - Open ballots for union organizing is not that bad  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-10-09 06:38 PM   #7 
  - Don't give me this talking point bullshit.  bbinacan   Mar-10-09 06:41 PM   #8 
     - what no union guy ever pressures the workers, its unheard of, sarcasm  vadawg   Mar-10-09 06:43 PM   #9 
     - Have you been pressured? Tell us your story.  Touchdown   Mar-10-09 09:57 PM   #56 
     - Who is pushing that bullshit? Management.  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-10-09 06:45 PM   #10 
     - yep we need labour unions, i just want to be able to have my ballot counted and to vote in secret  vadawg   Mar-10-09 06:48 PM   #11 
     - Then when it comes up, don't participate in the card thing. Or, convince your organizers to do a  DireStrike   Mar-10-09 06:51 PM   #12 
     - Card check is not mandatory  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-10-09 06:51 PM   #13 
     - theres the key statement "if your union chooses it" im sorry i think this is a bad idea in some way  vadawg   Mar-10-09 06:55 PM   #15 
        - RIGHT... tell me, use the google if needed  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-10-09 06:57 PM   #17 
        - How is it not better or worse?  DireStrike   Mar-10-09 06:57 PM   #18 
        - yeah right, we all know that there has never been any corruption, coersion or illegal acts by unions  vadawg   Mar-10-09 06:59 PM   #20 
           - Again  DireStrike   Mar-10-09 07:01 PM   #21 
           - Let me ask you this again  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-10-09 07:03 PM   #22 
           - Name a few.  Touchdown   Mar-10-09 10:23 PM   #64 
        - Nadin misspoke. You have no union yet. so "your union" can't do anything.  Touchdown   Mar-10-09 10:14 PM   #61 
     - Sounds like you really have a bad experience with union organizers  Touchdown   Mar-10-09 10:06 PM   #59 
     - No matter what you say,  bbinacan   Mar-10-09 06:54 PM   #14 
        - Then when you organize a union...  DireStrike   Mar-10-09 06:56 PM   #16 
        - So what is the point of the Card ChecK? n/t  bbinacan   Mar-10-09 07:08 PM   #23 
           - I have to admit I'm not entirely sure.  DireStrike   Mar-10-09 07:13 PM   #26 
        - YOU CAN USE A SECRET BALLOT IF YOU SO CHOOSE  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-10-09 06:58 PM   #19 
           - So what is the point of the Card ChecK? n/t  bbinacan   Mar-10-09 07:08 PM   #24 
              - For union organizers that KNOW they cannot get around the Labor Relations Boards practices  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-10-09 07:10 PM   #25 
              - Can you go into more detail or give links about the effects  DireStrike   Mar-10-09 07:14 PM   #27 
              - Here is the wiki article on Tarf  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-10-09 07:20 PM   #28 
              - I don't see how this  FLDCVADem   Mar-10-09 08:28 PM   #33 
                 - They will be able to organize, which right now they can't  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-10-09 08:30 PM   #35 
                    - Yes, they'll be able to organize  FLDCVADem   Mar-10-09 08:33 PM   #36 
                       - Free clue, the RTW movement is a right wing movement  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-10-09 08:43 PM   #37 
                          - I'm not questioning that  FLDCVADem   Mar-10-09 08:46 PM   #38 
                             - And I am telling you, unions will spring up  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-10-09 08:52 PM   #39 
                                - Yes, they will spring up  FLDCVADem   Mar-10-09 08:53 PM   #40 
                                   - They don't have to... in fact, in case you don't know this... people working for the  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-10-09 09:01 PM   #42 
                                      - There most certainly are  FLDCVADem   Mar-10-09 09:04 PM   #44 
                                         - Here is a free clue that people who spew this bilge miss  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-10-09 09:08 PM   #45 
                                            - No one  FLDCVADem   Mar-10-09 09:17 PM   #46 
                                            - If a cashier wants to work for Ralphs in San Diego  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-10-09 09:33 PM   #49 
                                            - cool if it happens, but i still want a secret ballot,  vadawg   Mar-10-09 09:22 PM   #47 
                                            - and they are benefiting from the union  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-10-09 09:34 PM   #50 
                                            - i still dont want to have anyone come up to me and having me have to sign or not sign a card,  vadawg   Mar-10-09 09:39 PM   #52 
                                            - Then you quit the union, after all you have bought all the bilge  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-10-09 09:42 PM   #53 
                                            - lol why would i quit my union, im happy with it at the moment  vadawg   Mar-10-09 09:59 PM   #57 
                                            - Because they will force you to use a card check  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-10-09 10:08 PM   #60 
                                            - as i said if im unhappy then ill quit, we stil do secret ballots eveyones happy with that  vadawg   Mar-10-09 10:18 PM   #62 
                                            - What part of this only applies to new unions are you obtusely missing?  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-10-09 10:19 PM   #63 
                                            - i understand that, i am still dubious that it wont be abused.  vadawg   Mar-10-09 11:50 PM   #68 
              - the point is that the secret ballot elections favor management  Enrique   Mar-10-09 07:30 PM   #30 
              - No it's not fair.  bbinacan   Mar-11-09 08:16 PM   #74 
              - The whole point of a union is an organized front.  Touchdown   Mar-10-09 10:31 PM   #65 
     - Then after this bill passes, tell all your co-workers to agree  Touchdown   Mar-10-09 10:00 PM   #58 
  - NO! That's the anti-union deceptive spin on EFCA!!!  backscatter712   Mar-10-09 06:37 PM   #5 
  - Sent my note  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-10-09 06:32 PM   #2 
  - What is free choice again??  Belial   Mar-10-09 07:20 PM   #29 
  - Exactly what the business leaders who oppose this so vigorously are saying!  DireStrike   Mar-10-09 07:41 PM   #31 
  - This is nothing but political payback.. it sucks the big one  Belial   Mar-10-09 08:30 PM   #34 
     - Political payback?  Pithlet   Mar-10-09 09:04 PM   #43 
  - are you serious? people get fired for trying to organize in at least 1/4 of campaigns  bread_and_roses   Mar-10-09 09:47 PM   #54 
  - Excellent post , great logic! n/t  GiveMeFreedom   Mar-11-09 02:49 AM   #70 
  - And a second election, among other things...  Touchdown   Mar-10-09 09:51 PM   #55 
  - K&R!  Omaha Steve   Mar-10-09 08:18 PM   #32 
  - Thanks for the post. I've written and emailed  upi402   Mar-10-09 08:56 PM   #41 
  - Employee Free Choice Act simply gives WORKERS the right to choose ballot or majority sign-up!  bread_and_roses   Mar-10-09 09:32 PM   #48 
  - Thank you ... me still banging head  nadinbrzezinski   Mar-10-09 09:36 PM   #51 
  - Please urge your reps to support EFCA...  Triana   Mar-10-09 11:10 PM   #66 
  - I have to admit I think this one is a loser for Democrats.  Lost in CT   Mar-10-09 11:36 PM   #67 
  - There is no barrier to a secret ballot decision, if that is the way the workers want to proceed.  MilesColtrane   Mar-11-09 02:37 AM   #69 
     - Thank you MilesColtrane that makes sense... you should work for congress  Lost in CT   Mar-11-09 11:52 AM   #71 
  - Choice and must in the same sentence  The2ndWheel   Mar-11-09 12:05 PM   #72 
  - Question? What will stop businesses from moving overseas?  ItNerd4life   Mar-11-09 12:55 PM   #73 

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