by Stan Greer
Capital Research Center
February 04, 2014
Labor Watch
The National Labor Relations Act declares that “encouraging the practice and procedure of [monopolistic] collective bargaining” is “the policy of the United States.” Federal courts have often treated that declaration as if it authorized union officials to do whatever they deem necessary to bring employees into unions. Fortunately, in one case heard in November and another set to be heard this month, the U.S. Supreme court may identify some important limits on union officers’ special legal privileges.



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