Saturday, March 31, 2007

Senate Hears Testimony on Employee Free Choice Act

Witnesses testified March 27, 2007 before the Senate Committee on Heath, Education, Labor and Pensions on the need for the Employee Free Choice Act.

Machinists News Network - Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA)

The Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA) is a piece of legislation for the middle class that limits an employer's ability to prevent workers from forming unions. If passed it could ultimately improve the lives of working men and women across the nation.

Rep. Sutton - The Employee Free Choice Act

To help ease the economic squeeze on America's middle class families, Democratic lawmakers have introduced the Employee Free Choice Act (H.R. 800), a bill with 234 cosponsors that would help workers join together to bargain for better wages, benefits, and working conditions. Union workers earn 30 percent more, on average, than do nonunion workers, and union workers are much more likely to have healthcare, pensions and more generous paid time off.



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