Pending Regs

House Republicans call NLRB union election rule 'deja vu'

A top House Republican said Wednesday that a controversial rule the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) resurrected last month to speed up union elections amounts to a bad case of “deja vu.”

During a House Education and Workforce committee hearing, Chairman John Kline (R-Minn.) said the NLRB's second attempt to establish a representation rule is “just as bad now as it was” about three years ago when the board originally proposed it.


ATF to crack down on drug, gun seizures

The Justice Department is looking to crack down on weapons trafficking by extending a program that allows agents to seize the property of criminal organizations after arrests are made.