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09.01.2009 Employee Free Choice Act Part II - EFCA “Light”
09. 2009
On Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2009, Sen. Arlen Spector (D-PA) spoke to the AFL-CIO convention in Pittsburgh. At the convention, Sen. Spector informed the AFL-CIO that through his back room dealings he has worked out a compromise on the Employee Free Choice Act (“EFCA”) that he believes will receive enough support from the blue dog Democrats to get it out to the Senate for a full vote, and, in turn, to have it signed into law by year’s end. Many people are calling this proposal EFCA “Light.” Unfortunately, it doesn’t taste great and it is only marginally less filling.

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