Republicans argue that the NLRB proposal would make it harder for employers to communicate with workers about the decision to start a union. The NLRB has said it is looking to improve union election processes that now result in "unnecessary delays, allow wasteful litigation and fail to take advantage of modern communication technologies."
Below are details about this hearing and other full committee hearings planned for next week:
July 7, "Budgeting for America's National Security," CBO Assistant Director David Mosher and Heritage Foundation distinguished fellow Jim Talent testify
10 a.m., 210 Cannon House Office Building
House Education and the Workforce
July 7, "Rushing Union Elections: Protecting the Interests of Big Labor at the Expense of Workers' Free Choice"
10 a.m., 2175 Rayburn House Office Building
House Oversight and Government Reform
July 7, "Cybersecurity: Assessing the Nation's Ability to Address the Growing Cyber Threat"
9:30 a.m., 2154 Rayburn House Office Building
House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence
July 7, Afghanistan/Pakistan Update
10 a.m., HVC-304 (closed hearing)