EFCA Takes Center Stage In US House, Senate

Law360, New York (March 10, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Long-awaited legislation to overhaul federal labor law and make it easier for workers to join unions was introduced in Congress on Tuesday, sparking a war of words between Democrats who say the bill will reinvigorate the economy and business groups that slam it as a job killer.

The Employee Free Choice Act, a bill enjoying strong support from President Obama, was presented by Democrats in both the U.S. House of Representatives — where it is expected to receive overwhelming support — and the Senate, where lawyers...
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