Labor & Employment Law | NLRB Proposes Controversial Changes

Client Alert

February 20, 2014

NLRB tries again to change union election rules.

The National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) has once again introduced a set of controversial proposed regulations that are designed to speed up the union election process. These regulations are concerning to employers for many reasons. Most significantly, these so-called “quickie” or “ambush” elections typically favor unions. This is because unions are often able to campaign for months surreptitiously without the employer’s knowledge which allows the union to have a head start on the campaign.  Once the petition is filed, the employer is left to catch up.

Read the full story in February's Labor & Employment Law Client Alert.

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