On March 24th Sen. Arlen Specter, RPa., dealt a serious blow to Big Labor’s push to pass card check in the near term. Speaking from the floor of the Senate, the five-term, 79-year-old lawmaker announced that he would not support a critical procedural vote on the card-check bill—formally known as the “Employee Free Choice Act”—that would break an assured filibuster on the highly controversial legislation. Restaurant operators and franchisees everywhere know about the perils of card check and ...
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