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Labor Board Will Reconsider Legal Obstacle to Ousting Unions

June 26, 2020, 12:42 PM

The National Labor Relations Board plans to revise the “contract bar” doctrine, a labor law precedent that protects existing unions from attempts to oust them from a workplace, in a move that could affirm a policy goal of the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation.

The NLRB said in an order this week that it will review the doctrine and allow the public to weigh in before modifying it. The order came in a dispute between a United Food and Commercial Workers Union local and Oscar Cruz Sosa, a worker at Mountaire Farms, Inc., who is trying to decertify ...