New National Television Ad Highlights Need for Employee Free Choice Act
November 14, 2008

In our current economic climate, the American public is hungry for measures to strengthen the middle class. That’s why we’re unveiling a brand new ad that shows exactly why we need the Employee Free Choice Act.

Our nationwide television ad campaign serves as a reminder that we need the Employee Free Choice Act to level the playing field for America’s workers by giving them a fair and direct path to form unions. By restoring the freedom to form unions, the Employee Free Choice Act will help America’s workers get better health care, job security, and benefits.

»Watch our ad on YouTube
»See the press release
 

What’s New

New Research: The Haves and Have-Nots

11/21/08 — New research shows how America’s outdated labor law system denies millions of workers the opportunity to join unions and bargain collectively with their employers. 33.5 million people —or 23.8 % of the civilian workforce — have no collective bargaining rights under the NLRA or other labor law.

» Read the Executive Summary
» Download the Full Report (PDF)

New Research: The Inadequate Costs of Labor Law Violations

11/21/08 — It’s no wonder so many employers violate the National Labor Relations Act.  Our analysis shows that the costs of violating the NLRA are minimal, especially when compared with the fines and damages that exist for violations of other federal employment laws.

» Read the Full Report

Highlights

The Employee Free Choice Act

Employee Free Choice ActA growing, bipartisan coalition of policymakers supports the Employee Free Choice Act, federal legislation that would ensure workers have a free choice and a fair chance to form a union.  Learn more about the Employee Free Choice Act.


2008 Labor Day List

Labor Day List

Our annual Labor Day List shines a spotlight on employers who work well with their employees and their unions. They have well-trained, efficient workforces and are invested in a socially-responsible approach to business that will carry them far in the future. Check out the 2008 list.

Featured Unionbuster: Employee Freedom Action Committee

Enter the Anti-Union NetworkThe Employee Freedom Action Committee is a new anti-union front group from Richard Berman that attacks Congressional candidates who support the Employee Free Choice Act. Behind the scenes, the group is a corporate-funded campaign against workers’ rights. 


Unions Making a Difference

worker silhouetteBy fighting for higher standards for workers, businesses, families, the environment, and public health and safety, unions have helped make sure the economy works for everyone. Learn more about the ways unions are making a difference.

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