GOP Fights To Slow Down Union Votes

Law360, New York (October 5, 2011, 6:09 PM EDT) -- In response to rules proposed by the National Labor Relations Board to speed up union elections, House Republicans on Wednesday fought back by introducing a bill that would slow down the process.

Education and the Workforce Committee Chairman John Kline, R-Minn., brought H.R. 3094, titled the Workforce Democracy and Fairness Act, which would mandate that no union election be held in fewer than 35 days and restrict which employees could vote in a union election.

The proposed bill also contains restrictions on how a union may...
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