Bill Sparks Heated Debate Between Employers, Unions

Law360, New York (March 13, 2008, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A deep divide is emerging between employers and unions over the Employee Free Choice Act, which would allow employees to form unions through card checks and stiffen penalties against employers that interfere with union efforts.

Lawyers representing employers claim the bill could embolden unions to increase pressure on employers that have consented to neutrality agreements and card checks to force their sub-employers into similar agreements. On the other end, unions hail the bill as a move toward bringing an end to negative campaigns against them by...
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