Card Check

Mar 25, 2009

Recently introduced legislation would eliminate secret ballots in the workplace.  It’s called the Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA).  The nicknamed “card check” legislation would allow unions to be created as soon as a simple majority of workers have publicly signed authorization cards.  This means a union could be created even if a business owner or a significant number of the workers were not aware an organizing drive was underway.

The legislation is also concerning because it imposes binding arbitration if a contract isn’t reached within 120 days.  That allows federal bureaucrats to come to the table and gives organized labor an incentive to delay contract negotiations.

I want to give you more information about the consequences of the "card check" legislation.  As always, please feel free to contact me about this or any other issue before Congress. 

More About EFCA

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Read the entire Employee Free Choice Act, including who is supporting it

Read the alternative legislation, the Secret Ballot Protection Act, and find out who is supporting that

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