House Republicans Take Aim At 'Micro-Unions,' Card Check

Law360, New York (June 13, 2013, 6:35 PM EDT) -- House Republicans introduced two bills Thursday that would amend the National Labor Relations Act, measures they said would protect workers' rights to secret-ballot union elections and counter a 2011 National Labor Relations Board decision that critics say endorsed “micro-unions.”

The Secret Ballot Protection Act — H.R. 2346 — and Representation Fairness Act — H.R. 2347 — were introduced in  the House of Representatives and will be discussed during a subcommittee hearing June 26, said a statement from the House Education and Workforce Committee Republicans.

“The last thing workers need is special interests and government bureaucrats advancing policies that create division in...

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