GOP Lawmakers Challenge NLRB 'Ambush Election' Rule

Law360, New York (February 16, 2012, 7:11 PM EST) -- Republicans in the House and Senate on Thursday introduced resolutions in an effort to block the National Labor Relations Board's controversial new regulations aimed at streamlining the union election process.

Senators led by Mike Enzi, R-Wyo., and Congressmen led by John Kline, R-Minn., each put forward a resolution of disapproval against the so-called “ambush election” rule in their respective chambers under the Congressional Review Act, which allows Congress to stop a federal agency from implementing a recent rule or regulation. The Senate resolution is Senate Joint...
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