Massachusetts Enacts Modified EFCA

The State of Massachusetts enacted a modified version of the Employee Free Choice Act. 

On September 27, 2007, Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick, signed into law a bill requiring recognition of public sector unions when a majority of bargaining unit members sign union authorization cards.  Under this new law, unions have 12 months to gather signatures and can then request certification from the State Labor Relations Commission or from a neutral third party.

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Employee Free Choice Act - January 3, 2008 11:13 AM
Although the Employee Free Choice Act has rightfully garnered much attention for the limits it would place on employers’ abilities to fight union organizing campaigns, organized labor is making a similar push on the state level to restrict employ...
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