By Any Name It Is Labor Law Reform

Law360, New York (September 16, 2009, 1:20 PM EDT) -- Employers across the country are closely monitoring debate about the so-called Employee Free Choice Act. Regardless of what transpires on Capitol Hill, employers should pay as close attention to what is taking shape at the National Labor Relations Board.

Even without legislative action, a union-friendly board — with a former SEIU attorney among its ranks — may be able to achieve EFCA’s primary goal: changing the election process to make it easier for unions to organize workers.

The NLRB — charged with interpreting the National Labor...
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