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The History of Union Organizing

The Employee Free Choice Act would let employees decide whether to form a union through either a secret election or through a majority sign-up, a so-called card check. The act goes before Congress this week. Professor Jeffrey Helgeson discusses the history of union organizing.

Music Button: Brad Mehldau Trio, "Wonderwall", from the CD Live, (Nonesuch records)

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