NLRB New Rule Would Harm Employees and Employers

On February 11, the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, & Pensions conducted a hearing, titled “Ambushed: How the NLRB’s New Election Rule Harms Employers & Employees,” where the National Labor Relations Board’s contentious new “ambush” union election rule was discussed.


NLRB Ambush Election Rule Weakens Worker Privacy

Government should not have the power to force private-sector employers to disclose workers’ private contact information to a third party special-interest group for any cause. Unfortunately, that is exactly what the National Labor Relations Board’s new ambush election rule will do.


Congress Takes First Shot at NLRB Ambush Election Rule

Congress established the National Labor Relations Board as a body made up of neutral arbiters to represent the public in labor disputes. Under the Obama administration, the Board has strayed from its required impartiality to issue rules and decisions that outright favor labor unions over workers and employers.

United States: Senate Hearing Focused On NLRB Expedited Election Rule

By Ilyse W. Schuman and Michael J. Lotito,

The National Labor Relations Board’s new “quickie” election rule—set to take effect on April 14, 2015—will detrimentally impact both employers and employees, according to many witnesses testifying at a Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pensions (HELP) hearing. Lawmakers and panelists described the rule’s many amendments to the Board’s representation election procedures, and debated the rule’s practical implications for all parties involved.