Human Resources News & Insights

Are labor unions falling out of favor? It seems that way

The Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA) may not as big a threat as we thought.

New EFCA bill unveiled

Sen. Arlen Specter (D-PA) released a “new and improved” Employee Free Choice Act.  Businesses and labor leaders are trying to decide whether it really is new or improved.

Latest version of EFCA lands on Capitol Hill

It’s b-a-a-a-a-a-a-ck. A “new and improved” — and reworked —  Employee Free Choice Act came before Congress.

What’s on Obama’s labor agenda this week

A dozen union leaders huddle with with President Obama in the White House this week. Here’s what they’re talking about.

‘Keylogging’ to check Internet usage: Is it legal?

More and more employers are making use of “keylogging,” or the recording of keystrokes on an employee’s computer to provide a map of what Web sites the employee is visiting. Is the process legal?

Obama: EFCA’s ‘card check’ is dead

President Obama announced that the Employee Free Choice Act’s controversial “card check” provision lacks the Congressional votes to push the measure over the top. That doesn’t mean the EFCA is dead, however.

Another U.S. Sen. shovels dirt on EFCA

On the heels of Republican Arlen Specter’s announcement that he won’t support the Employee Free Choice Act comes another similar announcement —  this time from a Democrat.

Alert: EFCA introduced in Congress

After much speculation, the Employee Free Choice Act of 2009 (EFCA) was introduced in both houses of Congress on March 10.

Obama to AFL-CIO: ‘We will pass EFCA’

In a videotaped address, President Obama promised a group of union leaders that the controversial Employee Free Choice Act will become law.

What HR managers and workers think of Obama’s policies

One poll by HR Morning shows what HR managers think of, and expect from, President Obama’s policies on employment law. Another poll by a legal-research organization describes worker attitudes toward the Employee Free Choice Act.