Doomed EFCA Dulls Impact Of Secret Ballot Measures

Law360, New York (November 3, 2010, 7:07 PM EDT) -- Voters in four states have passed ballot initiatives codifying employees' rights to secret ballot labor elections, but with Republicans winning a majority of the House of Representatives and removing any threat of a comeback for the Employee Free Choice Act, the measures may have little practical effect in the near future, employment attorneys say.

The measures — passed on Tuesday in Arizona, South Carolina, South Dakota and Utah — were placed on the ballots in those states, at least in part, to preclude or limit the...
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