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Court Rejects Challenge to "Ambush Elections" Rule

July 31, 2015

Court Rejects Challenge to "Ambush Elections" Rule

The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia rejected a challenge filed by the Coalition for a Democratic Workplace and several other business and trade groups against the National Labor Relations Board's "ambush elections" rule.

Court Hears Arguments in NLRB Elections Rule Challenge

May 15, 2015

Court Hears Arguments in NLRB Elections Rule Challenge

The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia on May 15 heard oral arguments in the Coalition for a Democratic Workplace’s challenge to the National Labor Relations Board’s “ambush elections” rule.

President Vetoes Resolution to Block Ambush Election Rule

April 2, 2015

President Vetoes Resolution to Block Ambush Election Rule

President Obama on March 31 signed a memorandum of disapproval that effectively vetoed the Congressional Review Act resolution (S.J. Res. 8) to block the National Labor Relations Board’s “ambush” election rule.

House Approves Measure to Block Ambush Election Rule

March 19, 2015

House Approves Measure to Block Ambush Election Rule

The U.S. House of Representatives on March 19 voted 232 to 186 in favor of the Congressional Review Act Resolution to block the National Labor Relations Board’s “ambush” election rule. The President is expected to veto the measure, however, which passed the Senate 53-46 earlier this month.

NLRB Asks Court to Dismiss Election Rule Challenge

March 12, 2015

NLRB Asks Court to Dismiss Election Rule Challenge

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) on March 6 asked the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to dismiss the lawsuit filed by the Coalition for a Democratic Workplace and other business groups seeking to block changes to its union election rules and procedures.

Senate Passes Measure to Block Ambush Election Rule

March 6, 2015

Senate Passes Measure to Block Ambush Election Rule

Senate lawmakers on March 4 passed S.J. Res. 8 to block the National Labor Relations Board’s “ambush” election rule. The House is now expected to take up a companion resolution, H.J. Res. 29, after lawmakers return from recess March 16.

Coalition Urges Senate to Approve Resolution Nullifying Ambush Election Rule

February 27, 2015

Coalition Urges Senate to Approve Resolution Nullifying Ambush Election Rule

The Coalition for a Democratic Workplace (CDW), of which NATSO is a member, urged the Senate to immediately approve S.J. Res. 8, which would overturn the National Labor Relations Board’s “ambush” election rule.

Coalition Files Lawsuit to Stop NLRB Election Rule

January 7, 2015

Coalition Files Lawsuit to Stop NLRB Election Rule

The Coalition for a Democratic Workplace, of which NATSO is a member, on Jan. 5 filed suit in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to stop the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) from moving forward with its “ambush elections” rule.

NLRB Issues Final Elections Rule; Coalition Plans Lawsuit

December 12, 2014

NLRB Issues Final Elections Rule; Coalition Plans Lawsuit

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) on Dec. 12 issued a final elections rule which will dramatically accelerate the time frame allowed for elections. The rule dictates procedures for workplace elections that determine whether employees want to be represented by a union.

Coalition Urges NLRB to Withdraw Elections Rule

April 7, 2014

Coalition Urges NLRB to Withdraw Elections Rule

The Coalition for a Democratic Workplace (CDW), of which NATSO is a member, urged the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to withdraw its proposed rule regarding union elections arguing that it will create significant election challenges for employers without achieving the Board’s intended goal.