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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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CDW: With McDonald’s Decision, NLRB Orders Up Assault On Franchises

December 19, 2014

CDW Chairman Geoffrey Burr said, “It’s clear at this point that the Obama administration’s NLRB will trample on anyone they need to in order to help organized labor reclaim some market share. This time they’re going after small business entrepreneurs who franchise to well-known company names.”

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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

Business Groups File Lawsuit to Block NLRB’s Union-Organizing Rule

January 6, 2015

The five plaintiffs include the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Coalition for a Democratic Workplace, the National Association of Manufacturers, the National Retail Federation, and the Society for Human Resource Management.

Read more: Wall Street Journal

Biz groups to sue labor board over ‘ambush’ elections

Business groups will again sue the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) over a controversial rule they say will speed up union elections and give organizers the upper hand in the workplace, sources say.

Read more: The Hill

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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.