AFL-CIO Secretary-Treasurer Richard Trumka set the record straight about what the Employee Free Choice Act is really about: The bill would restore the decision to join a union to workers—where it belongs. In an interview yesterday on Bloomberg News, Trumka said the nation’s labor laws originally let workers decide how they want to join a union, but over the years that freedom has been hijacked by employers. The Employee Free Choice Act would ensure that workers, not employers, make that decision. continue reading

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