Four Questions and Answers About EFCA

Source: Kathy Stone, American Constitution Society for Law and Policy, ACS Blog, April 27, 2009

Union density has declined in the United States to historically low levels, especially in the private sector. While there are many causes, one important cause is the nature of the labor laws. Over the past three decades, numerous interpretations of the labor laws have made it increasingly difficult for unions to organize, and have bogged down the election process with crushing delays. Thus EFCA represents a crucial measure to turn the tide and enable unions to regain their rightful place in American workplaces and American society.

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