Proposed ambush election rule from NLRB said to favor unions

A proposal from the NLRB is said to favor unions by cutting the time for campaigns

Businesses are carefully watching a proposed rule from the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) about the campaign time before a vote for unionization takes place in workplaces. It appears to favor unions. 

The proposed ruling – frequently known as an “ambush election rule” – is seen as a key step to limit how nonunion employers and employees could oppose organizing efforts by unions. 

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