10:19 AM Eastern - Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Employee Free Choice Act Introduced

Today is the day. At 12:15 today, Congress will officially introduce the Employee Free Choice Act. This much-needed bill will help our country's economic recovery and help restore the middle class.

The Senate holds its first hearing on the bill this morning, in which workers, economists, and nonprofit leaders will tell Members of Congress why they support the Employee Free Choice Act.

You can watch the hearing on C-SPAN 3 live here.

And you can watch two clips about the Employee Free Choice Act from Rachel Maddow's show last night.

Here's Rachel Maddow deconstructing the arguments against the Employee Free Choice Act:

And here is SEIU President Andy Stern speaking about why America's middle class needs the Employee Free Choice Act:

* Read about yesterday's rally for Employee Free Choice in front of the Chamber of Commerce here.

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