Employee Free Choice Act

Labor pains: Craig Becker's troubling prescription for long-term care facilities

Labor pains: Craig Becker's troubling prescription for long-term care facilities

Administrators at nursing homes and other long-term care facilities are awakening to the fact that while unions lost their battle in Congress for the Employee Free Choice Act—the "card-check" unionization law—they won their war to make organizing easier, now that Craig Becker has been appointed to the National Labor Relations Board.

New makeup of National Labor Relations Board could lead to decisions favoring unions

Nursing homes should brace for more pro-labor rulings in the wake of the appointment of two more Democrats to the National Labor Relations Board, a news story asserts.

Assisted living advocates redouble educational efforts on Capitol Hill

Roughly 120 assisted living advocates convened in Washington D.C. Tuesday as part of the Assisted Living Federation of America's annual federal "fly-in" day.

Union members in Massachusetts may have ruined card-check bill's chance at passage, report says

The Employee Free Choice Act, a bill that would make it easier for unions to organize, is essentially dead for now, and labor groups may have played a big part in killing it, a recent news article suggests.

Nurses' unions lose support of key senator in card-check battle

Nurses' unions hoping to see the Employee Free Choice Act become law have lost an important ally.

Reid: Congress to hold off action on Employee Free Choice Act bill

Reid: Congress to hold off action on Employee Free Choice Act bill

The Employee Free Choice Act is, at least for the time being, off the table, Sen. Harry Reid (D-NV) told the crowd at a Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce meeting Wednesday.