Bill To Ease Union Organizing Reintroduced

Law360 (February 7, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- Amid declining union membership nationwide, a House Democrat on Tuesday reintroduced a key piece of bipartisan legislation that would make it easier for workers to organize, eliciting praise from labor activists and criticism from business groups.

Rep. George Miller (D-Calif.), chairman of the House Education and Labor Committee, introduced the union-friendly Employee Free Choice Act to the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday along with Rep. Robert Andrews (D-N.J.) and Rep. Peter King (R-N.Y.).

Miller said the bill would reform a “broken” union election process in...
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