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It seems the economic recession soured people on both corporations and labor unions, but a recent Pew survey shows people’s impression of both are now more favorable.
By enforcing labor laws, the National Labor Relations Board protects more than 80 million private sector workers. It’s time for the Senate to confirm the three Democrats and two Republicans who have been nominated to the NLRB so that workers’ rights are protected and labor law is fairly enforced. That’s why we are saying, “Give Us Five.” All workers deserve the protections of the law.
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