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By March 6, 2007Labor Unions

Labor leaders predict Senate passage of H.R. 800, the who-are-you-kiddingly-named Employee Free Choice Act.

“We think that in the end we are going to be very successful in the United States Senate,” AFL-CIO President John Sweeney told a news conference in Las Vegas where the 54-union federation’s executive council is meeting…

“We have a majority committed to it now in the United States Senate and we expect to get the votes that it will take to end a proposed filibuster by Senator McConnell,” AFL-CIO Organizing Director Stuart Acuff said at the news conference.