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Ag Coalition Opposes Card Check

A new coalition, Agriculture for a Democratic Workplace, announced its opposition to the proposed card check legislation, “Employee Free Choice Act.”

A new coalition, Agriculture for a Democratic Workplace, announced its opposition to the proposed card check legislation, “Employee Free Choice Act.” The legislation would eliminate secret-ballot elections in favor of card check. If a majority of the employees sign a petition or card, then the facility would be organized.

Members of the new coalition include: American Farm Bureau Federation, American Nursery and Landscape Association, National Cattlemen’s Beef Association, National Chicken Council, National Milk Producers Federation, National Potato Council, National Turkey Federation, United Fresh Produce Association, U.S. Apple Association, and Wine Institute.