How the Employee Free Choice Act Takes Away Workers' Rights
Publication Date: April 2007
Publisher(s): Heritage Foundation (Washington, D.C.)
Keywords: Labor; intimidation; firing; binding arbitration
Coverage: United States
The Employee Free Choice Act would strip American workers of their right to a private-ballot vote, require companies to submit to binding arbitration, and increase penalties for unfair labor practices committed by employers but not by unions. Congress should instead protect the privacy of American workers and guarantee their right to vote in an election before joining a union.