For Immediate Release
Tyler Prell, 202-701-5796
NLRB Fair Elections Rule Will Help Protect Workers’ Right to Vote
WASHINGTON - Mary Kay Henry, President of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU), issued the following statement after the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued a final rule governing union elections:
“The modest rule change issued today by the NLRB, that will enable workers to vote in union elections with fewer unnecessary delays, is a positive step forward. Due to frivolous litigation and delaying tactics, too many workers have had to wait months, or even years, to vote on whether to form a union. We hope that the Board issues the other components of the proposed rule early next year.
“The new NLRB election procedures will help ensure that workers are able to exercise a fundamental right we hold dear in our country – the right to vote.”
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