[Excerpt] The Broward AFL-CIO had spent a great deal of its time and member unions' money helping to elect several county commissioners. Now it posed the prevailing wage ordinance as a litmus test: Would county commissioners who had benefited from labor backing and had pledged their support to labor at election time, support it? Or would they side with the Board of Realtors, the Associated Builders and Contractors and other anti-union forces?
"Organizing for Prevailing Wage In Florida,"
Labor Research Review: Vol. 1
, Article 5.
Available at: http://digitalcommons.ilr.cornell.edu/lrr/vol1/iss12/5