On February 4, 2014, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) announced that it was issuing proposed amendments to the rules governing union representation elections.
On February 5, 2014, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) re-issued its controversial “quickie” election rule. As you may recall, that rule, which was opposed by employer groups, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and others, was invalidated by the D.C. District Court in May 2012.
Monday Morning Regulatory Review: NLRB Election Rule Resurrection; Auto Auto Communications; & Lithium Batteries
Among few highlights from the regulatory world last week other than one problematic court decision previously noted, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) resurrected a union election process rule that had been vacated for want of a quorum.
Groundhog Day: Pro-Labor NLRB Again Attempts to Put the “Fix” In Union Elections: Reissues Discredited “Ambush” Election Rules
As previously predicted by the Management Memo on August 1, 2013 and October 30, 2013, the National Labor Relations Board (the “Board”) issued a second Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (“NPRM”) to amend its existing rules and regulations governing union elections procedures.
Yesterday, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or “Board”) announced that by a 3-2 majority it has decided to reissue proposed amendments to its rules and regulations governing representation-case procedures.
Yesterday, February 5, 2014, the NLRB officially announced the reissuance of its controversial proposed election rule changes that were first proposed in 2011 and promptly dubbed by employer groups as the “quickie election” and “ambush election” rules.
The National Labor Relations Board (“Board”) reissued a proposed rule today that would significantly shorten the timetable for union representation elections.
NLRB Proposes Rules to Provide More Employee Information to Unions and to Speed Up the Election Process
On February 4th, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) announced revisions to certain labor representation rules that would significantly impact both nonunionized and unionized manufacturers. Although these rules are proposed and not considered final, manufacturing companies should pay close attention as the agency rulemaking process moves forward this year.