The National Labor Relations Board has won a second legal victory in connection with its “quickie” election rule.
In April 2015, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) implemented a rule that effectively speeds up the time in which union representation elections occur.
Another federal court, this one in Washington, D.C., has come down on the side of the NLRB’s new election rule.
Those of you following the controversial recent revisions to the National Labor Relations Board’s union election rules know that those rules went into effect in April of this year, over a Congressional disapproval resolution.
A federal judge in Texas recently rejected a challenge to the NLRB’s “quickie” election rules that went into effect on April 14, 2015.
Monday Morning Regulatory Review: a Good Week for EPA; NLRB Case Representation Challenges; & More H-2B Litigation
This week, litigation updates: The United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit last week cleared out a myriad of challenges to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations and decisions based on regulations – all in favor of the EPA. The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) also succeeded in defending their second union representation election rule.
In a move that surprised absolutely nobody, business coalitions challenging the National Labor Relations Board’s controversial “quickie election” rules announced that they will appeal this week’s ruling out of Texas finding that the groups failed to prove that the rule violated both the Administrative Procedure Act and the National Labor Relations Act.
As we previously reported, on April 15, 2015, the National Labor Relations Board implemented new union election rules (Election Rules) that made sweeping changes to the Board’s proceedings for processing election petitions, holding hearings, and conducting secret-ballot elections.
The United States District Court for the Western District of Texas has just denied one of the employer community’s challenges to the NLRB’s ambush election rules.