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Union Free Radio
Sep 14, 2021
Union Free Radio, Ep. 14: When Unions Lie, Employee Free Choice Dies
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Unions are legally allowed to lie to workers when unionizing them. Why?

According to National Labor Relations Board doctrine, "Employees are generally able to understand that a union cannot obtain benefits automatically by winning an election but must seek to achieve them through collective bargaining."
In this episode of Union Free Radio, host Peter List explores the legal background of unions deceiving workers, as well as ponders the question: Instead of Congress and the NLRB looking at ways to make it easier for unions to unionize workers through deception, shouldn't Congress should really be considering a bill to require unions to be more honest with workers?
There is a Truth in Lending Act; there are all kinds of consumer protection laws…
Why not a Truth in Union Organizing Act?

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