How California's Unions Beat Back "Paycheck Protection"

September 2013
Social Policy;Fall2013, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p15
Academic Journal
The article analyzes the political campaign prior to the ballot of November 6, 2012 that enabled California labor unions and Democrats to defeat a piece of legislation called Proposition 32 which would limit unions’ potential to support political candidates with funds. Attempts by conservative groups and Republican politicians to undermine the influence of the union movement in the United States are also discussed with particular focus given to the period since the 1990s.


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