Article: The Case Against EFCA Lite - 04/30/09

Friday, April 3, 2009

"The debate about the proposed Employee Free Choice Act continues.  Because of its anti-democratic “card check” provision, which would effectively eliminate secret ballot elections in union representation elections, EFCA has stalled in the Senate.  All Republican Senators and Senator Specter, who recently switched from the Republican party to the Democratic party, would vote against cloture, ensuring that a filibuster against EFCA would succeed.  An increasing number of Democratic Senators also have expressed their unwillingness to fully support EFCA, primarily due to its “card check” provision."

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