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Labor Leaders Claim Unprecedented Attacks On Unions

The President of the United Auto Workers made a somewhat extraordinary statement at an industry meeting in Michigan this week. Bob King said unions are facing an organized, multi-billion dollar campaign to wipe them out. This comes at a time when Congress delayed funding the Federal Aviation Administration in part because of concerns over rules that made it easier for airline and railroad workers to organize unions. Labor leaders like King say unions are under unprecedented attack, and one of the nation’s foremost labor analysts – Harley Shaikin – told WDET’s Quinn Klinefelter that nKing’s assertion is more than