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Questions - Boeing and Unions - September 13-14, 2011

64% Say Boeing Should Be Allowed to Operate Plant in South Carolina
48% See No Further Need for Labor Unions, 30% Disagree
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National Survey of 1,000 Adults
Conducted September 13-14, 2011

By Rasmussen Reports

 

1* How closely have followed recent news reports about Boeing and the National Labor Relations Board?

2* Boeing currently operates a plant in Washington state with union workers.  The Company wants keep that plant open and open a new plant in South Carolina with non union workers.  Should Boeing be able to open a plant in South Carolina with non union workers?

3* The NLRB says Boeing decision to open a new plant in South Carolina with non union workers is an act of retaliation against the union.  Should the NLRB be allowed to prevent Boeing from opening a plant in South Carolina?

4* Would you like to belong to a labor union where you work? (Only answered by 499 employed adults)

5* Are you a union member primarily because you support the union or because you are required to join the union where you work? (Only answered by 81 adults who are in a union)

6* If workers do not have labor union at their company, how difficult is it for workers to form a union?

7* Have Labor unions outlasted their usefulness?

NOTE: Margin of Sampling Error, +/- 3 percentage points with a 95% level of confidence