Thousands of Employees Unionized Without Representation
Created on August 30, 2016
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Thanks to NLRB rules, about 60,000 workers were placed in unions from 2012 to 2015 even though the union failed to get majority support from the workers.
Sources: Heritage Foundation analysis and National Labor Relations Board, Election Reports, FY 2012–2015, https://www.nlrb.gov/reports-guidance/reports/election-reports (accessed April 22, 2016).
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