At A Time When Workers Need Unions More Than Ever, Trump is Making it Easier for Employers to Bust Unions

We might be in the middle of a pandemic, but the Trump NLRB is not taking a break from union busting.

Last week, the Trump NLRB rolled out new rules expected to go into effect on July 31st including eliminating a policy that allows for a delay in determining the results of a union election if an employer is accused of union-busting. Previously, if an employer was accused of engaging in threats or coercion of workers during a union representation campaign, the election could be delayed until the issue was resolved.. Another new rule would allow as few as 30% of the workers who have gained union representation through voluntary recognition to file a petition with the NLRB and hold an election to overturn recognition of the union.

CWA and other labor unions are exploring options to challenge the rule to stop it from going into effect at the end of July.

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