Press releases

CDW Responds To Ambush Election Ruling

July 30, 2015

It is sad but not unexpected that a Court packed by the President is continuing an unwise and unfair ambush election rule pushed by the President’s administration on behalf of a key political supporter. While the news is bad for employers and employees alike, CDW will continue to fight against this rule and we anticipate appealing this decision.

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CDW Lauds Passage of CRA; House Rebukes Obama NLRB Overreach

March 19, 2015

Coalition Hopes President Will Heed Voice of Legislative Branch WASHINGTON, D.C. // MARCH 19, 2015 // Today, the Coalition for a Democratic Workplace (CDW) released the following statement from CDW chairman Geoffrey Burr following U.S. House of Representatives passage of a joint resolution to block the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB) ambush election rule. The […]

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CDW Continues Fight Against NLRB Anti-Employee Election Rule

February 4, 2015

WASHINGTON, D.C. // FEBRUARY 4, 2015 // Today, the nationwide Coalition for a Democratic Workplace filed a motion for summary judgment in its challenge to the National Labor Relation Board’s ambush elections rule.  The rule will shorten time frames for union representation elections from the median of 38 days to as few as 14 days, […]

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Labor board overreach

May 21, 2015

New rules assist unions’ bid for members and money

Read more: Washington Times

Election Rule Challenges Face Headwinds

May 18, 2015

The Chamber, joined by the Coalition for a Democratic Workplace, National Association of Manufacturers, National Retail Federation, and Society for Human Resource Management, filed its lawsuit Jan. 5, before the NLRB rule changes became effective.

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Critics: NLRB May Gut ‘Right to Work’ Laws

April 17, 2015

The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) put out a call for legal briefs on Wednesday asking labor law scholars to weigh in on whether unions should have the ability to extract dues payments from non-members. The announcement drew immediate criticism from right to work activists.

Read more: Washington Free Beacon

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CDW Urges NLRB to Tear Down Poster Plan

CDW NLRB Comments

On behalf of millions of employers, the Coalition for a Democratic Workplace (CDW) today filed comments opposing an effort by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to force firms to post pro-organizing notices in an estimated 6 million workplaces, the vast majority of which are non-union. The rule would require all employers covered by the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) to post a notice setting forth some—but not all—rights under the Act.

Click here to read our press release and here to download a PDF version of the submitted comments.