WaPo ignores views of labor in article about labor

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Today's Washington Post article about the Employee Free Choice Act notes "the widespread perception in Democrat-dominated Washington that there is not a level playing field between labor and business."

As if to prove the accuracy of that perception, the Post manages to devote nearly 1,000 words to the Act without ever once quoting or paraphrasing a representative of the labor movement. The Post did, however, manage to quote three CEOs and devote several paragraphs to anti-labor views like these:

Giving organizers the ability to use card check, [Starbucks CEO Howard] Schultz said, would lead to a slew of separate bargaining units at a company like his, leading to "havoc and significant cost and disruption." [Whole Foods CEO John] Mackey had an even grimmer view. "Armed with those weapons, you will see unionization sweep across the United States and set workplaces at war with each other," he said. "I do not think it would be a good thing."

Gee, why would anyone think there is not a level playing field between labor and business?

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Economy, Labor Unions
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