Schwarzenegger "terminates" the EFCA in California

Gov. Schwarzenegger vetoed California legislation very similar to the Employee Free Choice Act.  The California legislation would have allowed workers to form unions by signing union authorization cards rather than going through a union campaign resulting in an election.  The law would have also increased penalties for labor law violations.

Schwarzenegger, declared in his veto message that, “This 'card check' process fundamentally alters an employee's right to a secret ballot election.”
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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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