WASHINGTON Six U.S. senators with links to labor have agreed to ax the controversial card-check provision from the Employee Free Choice Act, according to a story Friday in The New York Times. Senators, including Tom Harkin, D-Iowa, who had introduced the latest version of the bill, are agreeing to drop the provision to ensure a filibuster-proof 60 votes, the Times said. In its place, the measure would make union elections take place sooner and give employers less time to campaign against ...
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