New NLRB Actions Stunt Businesses, Republicans Say

Law360, New York (October 12, 2011, 4:01 PM EDT) -- If recent actions by the National Labor Relations Board are allowed to stand, businesses nationwide will be subject to an onslaught of “micro unions,” bringing management headaches and stemming growth, House Republicans warned at a committee hearing Wednesday.

At the House Committee on Education and the Workforce hearing over the Republican-backed H.R. 3094, Workforce Democracy and Fairness Act, supporters said the bill would block “quickie union elections” and beat back the effects of the NLRB’s recent Specialty Healthcare decision by restricting the ability of workers to...
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