FedEx says has political clout to stop labor change

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    FedEx says has political clout to stop labor change - Reuters

    FedEx Corp would stop investing in its core express business if the U.S. government made it easier for its employees to organize into local bargaining units, although that provision will probably not become law, Chief Executive Fred Smith said on Wednesday.

    A provision included in sweeping aviation legislation before Congress could enable employees in FedEx's Express unit, which includes its airline, to unionize locally instead of holding a nationwide vote.

    The unit accounts for the bulk of the company's revenue,