Employees Can Now Vote for Unions Faster

The National Labor Relations Board has passed a new union election rule. The new rule will alter labor union laws, making it easier and quicker for employees to hold unionization elections . The rules are set to go into effect on April 30. That is, if they survive a legal challenge filed by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. What should employers know about the new union rule? Generally, it will make it easier and faster for employees to vote on unionization. The NLRB said the rule reduces delays and frivolous litigation that often stalled votes. Specifically, the new rule employers will need to postpone legal challenges. They will have to wait until after employees vote in an election,