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Patrick signs bill to ease union organizing

Representative Robert DeLeo (left) and Governor Deval Patrick yesterday at a bill signing in Marlborough. Representative Robert DeLeo (left) and Governor Deval Patrick yesterday at a bill signing in Marlborough. (CHRISTINA CATURANO FOR THE BOSTON GLOBE)
By April Simpson
Globe Staff / September 28, 2007

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Union organizing just got easier for government employees in Massachusetts. Governor Deval Patrick signed a bill yesterday that allows employees to organize through "card check" drives, rather than secret ballots. (Full article: 176 words)

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