I was very pleased to see Sally Kalson's column supporting the Employee Free Choice Act ("Our Corporate Champions of Freedom," March 15). I have seen firsthand what employers can do to workers in order to stop a union organizing campaign. Ms. Kalson's column gave some statistics on the lengths employers will go to stop workers from unionizing.
Western Pennsylvania was built on the backs of unionized workers, both economically and literally. Pittsburgh would not be the town it is today without the unions being able to negotiate good wages and benefits. Those union wages bought homes, cars and merchandise and sent children to universities and colleges.
We now have seen, and been forced to live with, what companies will do when they go unchecked.