New Labor Agency Rules May Be EFCA 2.0

Law360, New York (June 27, 2011, 6:59 PM EDT) -- Rules proposed last week that would speed up the union election process and force labor lawyers and consultants to disclose a wider range of information show that efforts to use agency rulemaking to help unions grow their ranks have kicked into gear, experts say, and have drawn comparisons to the failed Employee Free Choice Act.

While the two rules — one proposed by the U.S. Department of Labor and the other from the National Labor Relations Board — don't call for controversial EFCA provisions like card...
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