Today on Capitol Hill, thousands of union members and allies and working familes from all across the United States gathered to rally for the Employee Free Choice Act, critical and essential legislation to restore the freedom of workers and employees to form unions and bargain for a better life.
They brought along hundreds of thousands of signatures representing workers around the country who are taking part in the fight for the freedom to form unions. During the union movement’s Million-Member Mobilization, 1.5 million people signed on to support the Employee Free Choice Act in addition to the millions of union members who back it. Some of those signed cards were delivered to members of Congress today as a show of broad public support. Some 73 percent of the public says it supports the Employee Free Choice Act. continue reading