What’s Next For EFCA?

Law360, New York (March 30, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The surprise announcement by Senator Arlen Specter, R-Pa., on Wednesday, March 24, 2009, that he would not vote to end an anticipated Senate filibuster of the Employee Free Choice Act of 2009 (H.R. 1409) raises several questions: Is labor law reform dead, delayed, or destined to be different than expected?

History of EFCA

Labor’s allies in Congress have introduced the Employee Free Choice Act (“EFCA”) in each Congressional session since 2003. The bill would amend the National Labor Relations Act (the “NLRA”) to make it easier...
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