On Oct. 4, the National Labor Relations Board announced an extension of the comment period on its proposed rule that would amend the NLRB’s representation election regulations. The deadline for submitting comments has been extended from Oct. 11 to Dec. 10, 2019. According to an NLRB news release , the proposal , officially titled Representation-Case Procedures: Election Bars; Proof of Majority Support in Construction Industry Collective-Bargaining Relationships, includes amendments to the Board’s blocking charge policy, voluntary recognition bar and Section 9(a) recognition in the construction industry. ABC’s general counsel, Littler Mendelson P.C., published an analysis with more information on the NLRB’s proposed rule. ABC plans to submit comments to the NLRB. The public may submit comments on the proposed rule here .