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Monday, February 16, 2009
Members Across the Country Support the Employee Free Choice Act! Join US!
Call and write our California Senator and tell her to stand up for working families by supporting the Employee Free Choice Act.
Senator Dianne Feinstein (202) 224.3841
331 Hart Senate Office Building, Washington DC 20510
For more information go to: http://www.ufcwforfreechoice.org/
President Barack Obama Supports Employee Free Choice.
"I support this bill because in order to restore a sense of shared prosperity and security, we need to help working Americans exercise their right to organize under a fair and free process and bargain for their fair share of the wealth our country creates. The current process for organizing a workplace denies too many workers the ability to do so. The Employee Free Choice Act offers to make binding an alternative process under which a majority of employees can sign up to join a union. Currently, employers can choose to accept--but are not bound by law to accept--the signed decision of a majority of workers. That choice should be left up to workers and
- Barack Obama