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Employee Free Choice Act
AFSCME 2007 House Scorecard description The House approved the Employee Free Choice Act (H.R. 800), which would make it easier for workers to form a union and weaken management’s ability to stop organizing drives with anti-union tactics.
AFSCME 2007 House Scorecard source Http://www.afscme.org/legislation-politics/19812.cfm +
AFSCME 2007 Senate Scorecard description The Senate rejected a motion to cut off debate on the Employee Free Choice Act (H.R. 800), House-passed legislation that would limit the ability of employers to stop their workers from choosing to organize.
AFSCME 2007 Senate Scorecard position Aye  +
AFSCME 2007 Senate Scorecard source Http://www.afscme.org/legislation-politics/19812.cfm +
American Conservative Union 2007 House Scorecard description The House defeated an amendment that would have preserved the right of workers to a secret-ballot in union representation decisions, rather than allowing use of the “card check” method. ACU supported this amendment.
American Conservative Union 2007 House Scorecard position Aye +
American Conservative Union 2007 House Scorecard source Http://www.acuratings.org/ +
American Conservative Union 2007 Senate Scorecard description The Senate refused to stop debate and move to a vote on a bill that would have stripped workers of the rights to a secret ballot when deciding on unionization. ACU opposed the bill and supported continued debate.
American Conservative Union 2007 Senate Scorecard position Nay +
American Conservative Union 2007 Senate Scorecard source Http://www.acuratings.org +
Americans for Democratic Action 2007 Senate Scorecard description Motion to invoke cloture on the Reid (D-NV) motion to proceed to a bill that would allow union organizers to bypass an NLRB-sponsored election if a majority of eligible employees sign a petition in support of a union.
Americans for Democratic Action 2007 Senate Scorecard position Aye +
Americans for Democratic Action 2007 Senate Scorecard source Http://www.adaction.org/pages/publications/voting-records.php +
Bill of vote Employee Free Choice Act +
Billnumber H800 +
Chamber 111th United States Congress + , U.S. Senate +
Club For Growth 2007 House Scorecard description Vote on a bill that would allow unions to Vote on a bill that would allow unions to bypass secret ballot elections if a majority of eligible employees consent. The pro-growth vote is "nay" because secret ballots are a cornerstone of democracy that needs to be fervently protected. If secret ballots are removed, unions can intimidate employees into voting against their self-interest. Passed 241-185. ainst their self-interest. Passed 241-185.
Club For Growth 2007 House Scorecard source http://www.clubforgrowth.org/2008/05/the_2007_congressional_scoreca.php  +
Club For Growth 2007 Senate Scorecard description Vote on a bill that would allow unions to Vote on a bill that would allow unions to bypass secret ballot elections if a majority of eligible employees consent. The pro-growth vote is "nay" because secret ballots are a cornerstone of democracy that needs to be fervently protected. If secret ballots are removed, unions can intimidate employees into voting against their self-interest. Failed 51-48 (Sixty votes needed). terest. Failed 51-48 (Sixty votes needed).
Club For Growth 2007 Senate Scorecard source Http://www.clubforgrowth.org/2008/05/the 2007 congressional scoreca 1.php +
Congress number 110th +
Congressnumber 110 +
FreedomWorks 2007 House Votes description This bill eliminates workers’ right to a secret ballot in workplace elections, ending workplace democracy and opening the door to union intimidation. “Nay” votes scored.
FreedomWorks 2007 House Votes source Http://www.freedomworks.org/keyvotes/2007 house.php?state=0&submit=Go +
Modification date
National Journal 2007 House Scorecard description Require an employee to affirm citizenship requirements when participating in a labor union "card check." March 1. (202-225) , Permit labor union organizers to bypass secret-ballot requirements if a majority of eligible workers sign a union card. March 1. (241-185)
National Journal 2007 House Scorecard source Http://www.nationaljournal.com/voteratings/house votes.htm +
Roll call number 117 + , 118 + , 116 + , 227 +
Scorecard vote National Journal 2007 House Scorecard + , Club For Growth 2007 House Scorecard + , FreedomWorks 2007 House Votes + , AFSCME 2007 House Scorecard + , American Conservative Union 2007 House Scorecard + , Club For Growth 2007 Senate Scorecard + , AFSCME 2007 Senate Scorecard + , American Conservative Union 2007 Senate Scorecard + , Americans for Democratic Action 2007 Senate Scorecard +
Session number 1 +
Categories Labor, Immigration and Retirement Policy (U.S.)  + , Tagged legislation  + , U.S. legislation  + , Record votes  + , Articles with related campaigns  + , Congresspedia  +
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Employee Free Choice Act + , U.S. House of Representatives record vote 116, 110th Congress, Session 1 + , U.S. House of Representatives record vote 117, 110th Congress, Session 1 + , U.S. House of Representatives record vote 118, 110th Congress, Session 1 + , U.S. Senate record vote 227, 110th Congress, Session 1 + Bill of vote
 

 

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