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Curt Schroder and Mike Folmer Lead Rally

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Schroder, Folmer to Lead Capitol Rally in Opposition to Employee Free Choice Act
State, federal lawmakers and a statewide coalition of business and employee advocates aim to preserve secret ballot, halt union intimidation; media invited to participate in call-in with EFCA opponent Mitt Romney

WHAT: Rep. Curt Schroder (R-Chester) and Sen. Mike Folmer (R-48) will hold a rally concerning the detrimental impact the proposed federal Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA) will have on employee rights and businesses. The bill would take away a worker’s right to a secret ballot when unionizing and subject employers to binding contract arbitration. There will be a pre-rally, statewide media conference call with former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, Rep.Schroder and Sen.Folmer at 9:30 a.m. in the Capitol Media Center. Media may attend in person or participate over the phone. Call contacts listed above for more information.

WHO: Schroder; Folmer; Congressman Joe Pitts (R-Lancaster/Chester/
Berks); representatives of large and small employers; a coalition of 39 organizations; and citizens.

WHEN: Monday, April 27
TIME/ 9:30 a.m. – Romney call-in, Capitol Media Center, Harrisburg
LOCATION: 10:15 a.m. – Rally, Capitol Rotunda, Harrisburg

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