NLRB “Quickie Election Rule” Upheld by Fifth Circuit

NLRB “Quickie Election Rule” Upheld by Fifth Circuit

On June 11, 2016, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit upheld the National Labor Relations Board’s (the “NLRB’s” or the “Board’s”) regulations enacted last year, radically altering the traditional rules governing union elections.

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Monday Morning Regulatory Review: WOTUS Litigation IV; Cross-State / Transport Rule Remanded; Labor Elections Upheld Again

Monday Morning Regulatory Review:  WOTUS Litigation IV; Cross-State / Transport Rule Remanded; Labor Elections Upheld Again

Litigation dominated regulatory affairs last week. Procedural posturing continued in the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) litigation while gaining some clarity and the Clean Air Act (CAA) “good neighbor” regulations returned to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for further refinement. Litigants asked the courts to partially vacate and remand efficiency standards for walk-in refrigerators, putting aside controversial issues for now.

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