10:32 AM Eastern - Friday, June 22, 2012

'RAISE Act' amendment on collective bargaining rights defeated #default

ItsNotAboutWages_ItsAboutWorkersRights copy.jpgWhen you stood with us to tell the Senate to protect collective bargaining for working families, they listened.

The 'RAISE Act' amendment (S.2371) aimed to do one thing only - strip unionized workers of their fundamental right to bargain collectively over wages. But because of your work, the RAISE Act failed yesterday.

A total of 54 brave Senators held the line for workers' rights to bargain for contracts that prevent arbitrary decisions about wages.

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