National Survey of 1,000 Adults
Conducted March 13-14, 2009
By Rasmussen Reports
1* If workers do not have labor union at their company, how difficult is it for workers to form a union?
29% Very difficult
28% Somewhat difficult
15% Not very difficult
4% Not at all difficult
24% Not sure
2* Should Congress change the law to make it easier for workers to form or join a labor union?
27% Not sure
3* Under current law, if enough workers express interest in forming a union, a secret ballot is held. Is it fair to require a secret ballot to determine if workers want to form a union?
22% Not sure
4* Some people believe that a secret ballot vote is not necessary and that a union should be formed whenever a majority of workers sign a card saying they want one. If a majority of a company’s workers sign a card saying they want to form a union, is it fair to form a union without having a vote?
16% Not sure
5* Suppose a company and their employees union cannot reach an agreement on a contract within 90 days. Should the government be allowed to mandate an agreement defining pay and benefits for that company’s employees?
24% Not sure
NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence