NAM President John Engler in Forbes, calling the Employee Free Choice Act both a bad bill AND a distraction from the real tools to achieve middle-class prosperity:
To raise the quality of life for the middle class, we must move beyond ideological fiction and special-interest legislation, and tackle real issues affecting America’s workforce. As Congress moves forward with its legislative agenda, I sincerely hope it will address programs that are of real benefit to industry and its employees.
Let’s not make Big Labor’s quick fix a substitute for supporting good-paying manufacturing jobs, a responsive educational system and the critical workforce skills to keep our economy strong.
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