House Committee Embraces Union-Friendly Bill

Law360, New York (February 15, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- In a boost for the struggling labor union movement, an influential House committee has delivered on its promise to support a key piece of bipartisan legislation that aims to make it easier for workers to organize.

On Wednesday, the House Education and Labor Committee approved the Employee Free Choice Act, a move that supporters hailed as the “first step towards enacting this much-needed legislation into law.”

Earlier this month, Rep. George Miller (D-Calif.), chairman of the House Education and Labor Committee, introduced the union-friendly bill to...
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