March 24, 2015

House votes to scrap “ambush election” NLRB rule; President promises to veto

The House voted yesterday to scrap a rule from the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) that would speed up union elections.  The resolution, doing away with what opponents refer to as the “ambush election” rule, passed the House by a vote along party lines (232-186).  The measure now goes the President’s desk, who has promised to veto it.  The NLRB had finalized the rule on December 15, 2014 and it was scheduled to take effect on April 14.  Read More

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