GOP Bill Aims To Block NLRB Power To Sue States

Law360, New York (June 6, 2011, 3:20 PM EDT) -- Rep. Jason Chaffetz, R-Utah, introduced legislation Friday that would restrict the National Labor Relations Board's ability to sue states, in the wake of an agency suit challenging an Arizona law that arguably outlaws the so-called card check method of unionizing.

Utah, Arizona, South Carolina and South Dakota have all passed constitutional amendments requiring unions to hold secret ballot elections in order to set up shop at a workplace. The NLRB sued Arizona on May 6, claiming the state's amendment violates the U.S. Constitution because it conflicts...
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