Bloomberg Law
Dec. 5, 2019, 9:25 PMUpdated: Dec. 5, 2019, 9:57 PM

NLRB Extends Rule’s Comment Period After Data Questioned (1)

Hassan A. Kanu
Hassan A. Kanu
Legal Reporter

The National Labor Relations Board again extended the deadline for public comments on its proposed changes to rules that govern the elections process when workers want to form a union or oust an existing one.

The second extension—which moves the comment period deadline to Jan. 9, with responses to initial comments due Jan. 23—was announced hours after publication of a Bloomberg Law analysis showing errors in data the board’s Republican majority relied on to justify a portion of its rulemaking. That part of the larger proposal would undo a policy that requires NLRB officials to pause union elections if a ...

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