Judge Won't Halt NLRB's New 'Ambush Election' Rule

Law360, New York (April 27, 2012, 8:16 PM EDT) -- The National Labor Relations Board's controversial new regulation aimed at streamlining the union election process is scheduled to go into effect on Monday after business groups failed over the weekend to secure a stay temporarily halting implemenation of the rule.

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Coalition for a Democratic Workplace filed a bid for a temporary stay late Friday in a case challenging the rule as unconstitutional, but D.C. district judge James E. Boasberg denied the motion in an order entered Saturday.

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