John Loudon’s proposed amendment to Missouri’s state Constitution isn’t about protecting the right of individuals to vote by secret ballot (1/12, Opinion, “As I See It”). He wants to protect the growing divide between rich and poor.
Wages and benefits for working-class Americans continue to fall. The Employee Free Choice Act is an attempt to establish a level playing field for workers and union organizers in their struggle against employers and contractors who exploit and intimidate their employees. We have to restore our working middle-class in order to have a healthy economy.
Obscene CEO wages, Ponzi schemes and shareholder greed have put the American worker in the backseat for too long. People have voted for hope and change in this last election. The Employee Free Choice Act is in the interest of hope and change.