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Supporters of Employee Free Choice Act Speak Out 

A giant billboard rolled into Bangor Friday, called “Faces of the Economy”.It’s part of a national campaign by supporters of the Employee Free Choice Act.They say the legislation would make it easier for workers to form unions and bargain for better wages, health care and job security.Paul Murphy of the Bureau of Labor Education says without a union, workers are at-will employees. “If you’re an at-will employee that means your employer can fire you, demote you, suspend you, do literally what they want to as long as they’re not violating minimal state or federal employment laws and that is probably one of the biggest reasons why you want to have a union in your workplace.”Two women who spoke out, told stories about workers being intimidated and threatened while trying to form unions.They say the Employee Free Choice Act would help stop those tactics.The bill is now being considered by Congress.