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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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CDW: Again, We File Suit Against Obama’s Labor Board

January 5, 2015

Today, the nationwide Coalition for a Democratic Workplace announced that it filed a federal lawsuit to stop an ill-advised, illegal regulatory rule issued by members of President Obama’s handpicked National Labor Relations Board.

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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

NLRB “Ambush” Election Rules Now In Effect

April 14, 2015

As if mid-April’s tax filing deadline wasn’t already enough of a downer, the NLRB has given employers the dreaded one-two punch, as its new union “ambush” election rules have now officially gone into effect.

Read more: National Law Review

Employees’ Personal Data Unleashed Under New Labor Board Rule Read

January 19, 2015

Starting on April 15, the NLRB’s “quickie” election rule, which changes long-standing labor policy by shortening the time frame for businesses to hold union elections to as little as 14 days, will require all employers to turn over their employees’ personal e-mail addresses, home and personal cellphone numbers, work ­locations, shifts and job classifications to union organizers.

Read more: National Law Journal

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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.