Interview Highlights

– Speaks about the Employee Rights Act, which says “we need to address the rights of union members to their unions. There is an imbalance here. The union leadership has too much power over union members. What Scott Walker did was not anti-union, it was pro-employee.

– The Employee Rights Act contains 8 provisions giving employees more rights, including guaranteed secret ballots and the “ability to control their dues money that is being used for political purposes that they don’t agree with.”

About Rick Berman

Rick Berman founded Berman and Company, a full-service research and communications firm in 1987. Prior to that Rick was employed as an Executive Vice President for Pillsbury, corporate attorney for Bethlehem Steel and The Dana Corporation, as well as Director of Labor Law for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Berman worked as a labor law attorney for Bethlehem Steel, and from 1969 to 1972 he served as a corporate lawyer for Dana Corporation, an automotive parts company in Toledo, Ohio. From 1972 to 1974 he was employed as labor law director of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington, D.C.   Through his public affairs firm Berman and Company, Berman runs several industry-funded non-profit organizations such as the Center for Consumer Freedom, the Center for Union Facts, and the Employment Policies Institute.

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