The Leadership Conference is working diligently to see that Tom Perez is confirmed as U.S. Secretary of Labor. Perez is an eminently qualified public servant and consensus builder who has dedicated his career to ensuring that all individuals are treated fairly and have the opportunity to succeed. He has served with integrity and distinction at the local, state and national level, compiling an outstanding record of achievement.
Unions & The Right to Organize
- Unions 101 - What's a union and what does it mean to me? - AFL-CIO
- The Union Movement's Proud Past - AFL-CIO
Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA)
The Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA) would make it easier for all workers to join unions by giving them the option to choose how to form a union, either by ballot or by getting a majority of employees to sign a union-authorization card.
- The Union Wage Advantage for Low-Wage Workers - Center for Economic and Policy Research - May 2008
- Getting Organized: Unionizing Home-Based Child Care Providers (pdf) - National Women's Law Center - March 2007