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NLRB Extends Time for Submitting Comments on Proposed Election Protection Rule

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WASHINGTON, DC—The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is extending the time for submitting comments regarding its proposed amendments to Part 103 of its Rules and Regulations for an additional 60 days beyond the current deadline of October 11, 2019. The proposed amendments concern the Board’s blocking charge policy, voluntary recognition bar, and Section 9(a) recognition in the construction industry. 

The submission window is currently open and interested parties may now file comments on or before Tuesday, December 10, 2019. Comments replying to the comments submitted during the initial comment period must be received by the Board on or before December 24, 2019.  

The Federal Register will announce and publish this extension of time during the week of October 7, 2019.

Public comments are invited on all aspects of the proposed rule and should be submitted either electronically to, or by mail or hand-delivery to Roxanne Rothschild, Executive Secretary, National Labor Relations Board, 1015 Half Street S.E., Washington, D.C. 20570-0001.

Click here to read the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking and request for comments in the Federal Register.

Click here to read the original press release regarding the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking.

Established in 1935, the National Labor Relations Board is an independent federal agency that protects employees and employers from unfair labor practices and protects the right of private sector employees to join together, with or without a union, to improve wages, benefits and working conditions. The NLRB conducts hundreds of workplace elections and investigates thousands of unfair labor practice charges each year.