Biz group gives Adam Hasner thumbs upby Dara Kam | May 22nd, 2009
Hasner, a Delray Beach lawyer, led the charge on issues near and dear to the National Federation of Independent Businesses/Florida, including changes to the state’s workers comp laws.
He also was instrumental in killing an effort to get $444 million in federal stimulus dollars by broadening who is eligible for unemployment compensation.
But he was unable to drum up enough support for another of the association’s top priorities – a constitutional amendment to guarantee secret-ballot elections when workers vote to unionize.
He did shepherd it through the House, where an intense debate took place.
After the vote, Democrats requested that the debate be printed in the House journal, the official record of the chamber. Republicans voted the measure down.
The measure died in the Senate.