Obama’s Disputed Union Election Rule Survives Appeal

The Daily Caller discusses a courts ruling on union elections with labor expert Trey Kovacs. 

Employers are also required to submit the personal phone numbers and email addresses of their employees — labor unions then gain the right to review the information. Those opposed, note concern the use of private contact information will allow unions to more easily target individuals during unionizing campaigns. It could also leave them open to harassment.

“It forces employers to hand over workers’ email and phone numbers to union organizers without an option to opt out,” Competitive Enterprise Institute Labor Policy Expert Trey Kovacs said in a statement provided to The Daily Caller News Foundation. “Americans value their privacy, and government agencies should heavily weight private citizens’ right to privacy in rulemaking decisions.”

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