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NLRB Proposes Rulemaking to Protect Employee Free Choice

On Friday, August 9, 2019, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or “Board”) issued its first set of proposed regulations in an effort to revamp current procedures related to the union election process. A three-member Board majority, over one objection, issued a 113 page proposed rule to better protect employees’ right of free choice and remove unnecessary barriers to Board-conducted secret ballot elections.

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