Human Resources News & Insights

Big gain for unions in NLRB appointments

The future of the union-friendly Employee Free Choice Act may be uncertain. But it’s pretty clear that organized labor has some new friends in high places following President Obama’s two recent appointments to the National Labor Relations Board.

Worried about EFCA? 3 ways to make sure it won’t affect you

Employers shouldn’t wait around to see what happens with the Employee Free Choice Act. 

5 mistakes that can give unions a foothold in your company

Yes, the pro-union  Employee Free Choice Act is floundering in Congress. That’s given some businesses the idea that they’ll never see a unionizing effort. Those are exactly the businesses that are most vulnerable.

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.

Get ready for the ‘Arbitration Fairness’ bill

Yes, the Employee Free Choice Act has hit a rocky road in Congress. So pro-labor groups have another proposal ready: the Arbitration Fairness Act.

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.