Senate Won't Block NLRB Union Election Rule

Law360, New York (April 24, 2012, 6:24 PM EDT) -- A joint resolution seeking to nullify the National Labor Relations Board's rule to streamline union election procedures stalled in the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, when a motion that could have led to an up or down vote on the resolution failed to garner the necessary support.

A 54-45 vote squashed a motion to advance S.J.Res. 36, which its sponsor Sen. Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., called the first step in repealing the NLRB rule. Under the Congressional Review Act, lawmakers can introduce a joint resolution of disapproval to...
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