"Aggressive actions by employers -- often including illegal firings -- have
significantly undermined the ability of U.S. workers to unionize their
workplaces. With the legal penalties for such actions being so slight, employers
can break the law to head-off organizing efforts and face almost no real
Monday, January 8, 2007
Chilling Statistics on the Firing of Union Supporters in the USA
According to researchers John Schmitt and Ben Zippere, 20% of workplace union activists can expect to be fired as a result of their support for organizing. Read all about it in "Dropping the Ax: Illegal Firings During Union Election Campaigns".