Republicans Deep-Six the NLRB

You’ve got to be kidding me, Republicans complain constantly about how lazy everyone is, and this asshole won’t even show up to a vote, just to get his way. Classic Republican horseshit.

Talking Union

by Harold Meyerson

Doing filibustering Senate Republicans one better, the one Republican member on the (currently) three-member National Labor Relations Board appears to have decided to bring the board to a screeching halt by refusing to vote and thus denying it a quorum.

In a letter made public yesterday, Republican Brian Hayes wrote fellow GOP-er John Kline, chairman of the House Education and Workforce Committee, that he might well not participate in the Board’s scheduled November 30 vote on changing the rules for union certification elections. The proposed rule change essentially would shorten the period between the time that workers file for a union-representation election and the election itself from the current time period, which is as long as management can delay a vote (sometimes, for years) to roughly three or four weeks.

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Union communications coordinator, MSU Alum, Son of UAW Parents, Organizer, Activist, Politics Junkie.

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