Our view: It's still not a very American idea. Card check is the controversial proposal before Congress that eliminates the private ballot when workers vote to organize a union. In a previous post, Sip & Savor argued that the ability to form a union is certainly a right of workers. But if forming that union truly has merit, and thus worker support, then why the need to eliminate a fundamental American right of that worker to cast his or her vote in private? After all, the right to cast a private ballot goes to the core of our democracy.
Here's some thoughts from other blogs weighing in on card check legislation as the discussion continues:
Just some other views and food for thought.