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AFL-CIO Sues NLRB Over Second Set of Union Election Rules

July 15, 2020, 6:32 PM

The country’s largest union federation has sued the federal labor board over its second set of changes to how the process of unionization in the private sector works.

The AFL-CIO claims the National Labor Relations Board rulemaking, which eliminates its so-called blocking charge policy, was based on “grossly inaccurate data” and otherwise failed to follow the procedures required for federal administrative rulemaking. The lawsuit, which was filed in a Washington federal court on Wednesday by the AFL-CIO and the Baltimore-D.C. Metro Building and Construction Trades Council, seeks an order striking down the entire set of changes to three discrete areas ...