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Senate Democrats pull back on Specter’s card-check prediction

The Hill
September 17, 2009

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Specter, Unions Disagree on Path for Overhaul of Labor Laws

The Wall Street Journal
September 16, 2009

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EFCA Fact Check Sheets


  • EFCA Overview – A concise summary of the proposed legislation

  • Labor Unions – A general description of U.S. labor unions and terms

  • Card Check – Details of the card check procedure for gaining union recognition to represent a group of employees

  • First Contract Arbitration – Details of the proposed process to define an initial labor contract by outside arbitration

  • Current Labor Laws – A listing of major labor laws from 1926 to present

  • Who Does EFCA Impact – EFCA will apply to small business as well as large employers

  • EFCA Policy Analysis – An in-depth analysis of the Employee Free Choice Act

  • Union Access – An analysis of proposals to increase union organizer access to the workplace

  • Mail Ballots – An analysis of experience using a process being considered as an alternative to EFCA’s card check provisions

  • Quick Elections – An analysis of proposals to shorten the time frame for union representation elections