Bush Budget Spends 100 Times More to Regulate Unions

Source: Ross Eisenbrey, Economic Policy Institute Snapshot, June 4, 2008

President Bush wants to spend approximately $2,500 per union to make sure they comply with the law. By contrast, his budget proposes only $26.08 per employer to make sure they comply with labor standards law, including overtime rules, child labor laws, and the Family and Medical Leave Act, among others.

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