Four out of five people surveyed support secret ballots
Even union members reject the idea of being forced into a union through Card-Check and its associated government mandated dispute settlement process. For the complete poll results click here and for the National Retail Federation associated release click here.
When asked about legislation pending in Congress that would effectively take away the right to a secret ballot in union organizing elections, 81.4 percent said votes on whether to join a union should be kept secret. Among non-union individuals surveyed, 81.3 percent said such votes should be kept secret, while 83.9 percent of those in union households felt the same.