Posts Tagged ‘card check’

Brown Upholds Farm Worker Secret Ballot

Thursday, June 30th, 2011

JUNE 30, 2011 By KATY GRIMES After months of protests, lobbying and speeches, on March 31, César Chávez Day, the California Senate passed SB 104 to eliminate secret ballot elections for farm workers voting on unionization. And Tuesday night, in a move that surprised many, Gov. Jerry Brown veto...

Card Check Blazing Through Assembly

Thursday, April 7th, 2011

APRIL 7, 2011 By KATY GRIMES With a sucker punch from the Assembly Speaker’s office, the public notice rule for legislative hearings was suspended on Wednesday. That allowed an Assembly committee to push through a quick hearing about Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg’s card check bill...

Steinberg Pushes 'Card Check' Bill

Thursday, March 10th, 2011

MAR. 10, 2011 By KATY GRIMES If the third time’s a charm, then Senate President Pro Tem Darrell Steinberg can look forward to passing a new "card check" bill. The bill is described as "the alternative electoral method for choosing collective bargaining representatives." But the bill could go d...