EFCA Predicted to Pass By Summer

It has been reported that Employee Free Choice Act will originate in the Senate to appease Blue Dog House Democrats.  Now SEIU President Andy Stern predicts passage of EFCA by August.

The USA Today reported:

WASHINGTON – The head of the country’s largest labor union says he expects victory by August on one of labor’s top priorities in Congress: legislation designed to make union organizing easier.
Andrew Stern, president of the 2 million-member Service Employees International Union, said Wednesday he thinks there are enough votes in the House and Senate to approve the bill known as “card check.” The measure would allow workers to form a union by gathering signed cards from a majority of employees, rather than the current method of winning a secret-ballot election overseen by the National Labor Relations Board.

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