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EFCA Update: Arlen Specter and “Quickie Elections”

The latest news on the Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA) is a possible compromise in which EFCA’s card-check provision is replaced by a "quickie election" procedure – where an election must be held a very short time (a week to three weeks) after the union requests one from the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).  Another possible … Continue Reading

Arlen Specter, Joe the Plumber Oppose EFCA

More news on the Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA):  last week, Pennsylvania Senator Arlen Specter, long considered a critical swing vote for both sides, came out in opposition to EFCA.  Click here to read the New York Times’ coverage.  Specter’s "no" means that the pro-EFCA senators will fall short of the 60 votes they need to … Continue Reading
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