023532 union corporate campaign report fin


October 25, 2018


The National Labor Relations Act (NLRA), passed in 1935, struck a careful balance between the rights of workers and employers. This applies not just to collective bargaining but also to demands for recognition and strikes, under which workers deny their labor to a business. Unions have long argued that this balance is shifted against them, and in recent years they have attempted to expand the leverage afforded to them by the NLRA. One means of doing so is through corporate campaigns, during which unions engage in behavior that is not just unseemly but sometimes crosses the lines of legality entirely...