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The effort by Republicans to remove a large swath of smallbusinesses from the jurisdiction of the National RelationsBoard () has picked up unspoken support. H.R. 1620 would modifythe gross receipts thresholds, established in 1959, which determinewhether unionized employees in a can bring unfairlabor practice complaints to the NLRB. By bumping up the numbersfor inflation, fewer would have to worry aboutaction from the NLRB.

H.R. 1620 would increase the thresholds significantly. Thethreshold for would increase from $500,000 to$2.7 million. For nonretail businesses, it would rise from $50,000to $275,773. Unionized employees at companies with gross receiptsbelow those thresholds could still file complaints in statecourts.

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