In the “Noted” section of this week’s The Nation, my take on the NLRB’s rules change:

On December 21 the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) finally passed a rule change that will reduce delays for workers seeking unionization. As University of Oregon professor Gordon Lafer recently wrote in these pages [“A Change Unions Need,” October 10], the proposed changes were modest but would still “make workplace elections more democratic.” That was before the board’s Democratic appointees, acting to allay objections from GOP member Brian Hayes, further watered down the reform.

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