New Legislation and Congressional Hearing Target NLRB’s Union-Friendly Changes

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On October 12, the House Committee on Education and the Workforce conducted a hearing regarding new legislation—the Workforce Democracy and Fairness Act (H.R. 3094)—which would prevent the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or Board) from implementing changes that would help unions have greater success organizing employees.

The House hearing included testimony by Morgan Lewis senior counsel and former NLRB Member Charles I. Cohen. A copy of his testimony can be obtained at ...(see full alert below for link).

Background: Recent NLRB Developments

In the course of the last year, the NLRB has issued a series of decisions and proposed rules that are highly favorable to unions and organized labor. Two union friendly initiatives have received particular attention, among others.

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Published In: Administrative Agency Updates, Labor & Employment Updates

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