NLRB Proposes Removing ‘Unnecessary Barriers’ to Union Votes

Rule would bring faster hearing deadlines, streamlined procedures.

Companies would have less time and opportunity to block unions under a proposed U.S. rule that would speed voting in labor elections.

The proposed rule issued today by the National Labor Relations Board, an agency that investigates unfair labor practices, would bring changes sought by unions, such as faster hearing deadlines and streamlined procedures.


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