By James P. Hoffa, General President, International Brotherhood of Teamsters
Published in The Detroit News on January 9, 2013
The Employee Free Choice Act would be the law of the land today if it weren't for the modern filibuster.
The Employee Free Choice Act, or EFCA, would have made it easier to organize a union. In 2008, it easily passed the House of Representatives. A solid majority of U.S. senators supported the bill. But they never got a chance to vote on it, and EFCA died.