The Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA) is pending legislation that will fundamentally change how employers deal with unions. H.R. 1409, S. 560 will make it MUCH easier for unions to organize your workforce and provide severe penalties if you commit an unfair labor practice.
In today’s labor environment, unions must secure 30% of the workforce signatures on interest cards. Once this is completed they petition the employer for recognition. The employer will usually want to hold a secret election and they have several weeks to “make their case” why the employee is better off without the union. For the rest of this story please click here employee-free-choice-act