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Quickie Elections and You: What Employers Need to Know about NLRB’s Proposed Rule Changes

In 2011, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or the “Board”) issued proposed changes to its election rules for the purposes of speeding up the election process. These so-called “quickie” election rules were adopted by...more

Revitalized National Labor Relations Board Sets An Aggressive Course

The National Labor Relations Board is now operating at full strength with five Board members who were properly nominated and confirmed. As a result, employers should expect increased activity as the Board seeks to make up for...more

NLRB’S “Quickie” Election Rule Makes Quick Return

You may recall the NLRB’s “quickie” election rule that was in effect in May 2012, and struck down on procedural grounds on May 14, 2012 in Chamber of Commerce of the U.S. v. NLRB, 879 F.Supp.2d 18 (D.C. Cir. 2012). Now that...more

NLRB Re-Issues Controversial "Quickie" Union Election Rule

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...more

Here We Go Again: The NLRB Resurrects “Quickie Election” Rule

On February 4, 2014, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) announced that it was issuing proposed amendments to the rules governing union representation elections. The proposed amendments are identical to the changes...more

NLRB 2013 Year in Review and 2014 Initiatives

Key labor law developments of 2013 are reviewed here for employers to consider as they look ahead to National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) developments in 2014. Employers should prepare to respond to the NLRB's continued...more

It’s Back... Are “Quickie” Elections On The Horizon Again?

On February 5, 2013, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) announced that it was again issuing amendments to its rules and regulations for the conduct of representation elections. The new rules are virtually the same as...more

NLRB Issues New Proposed “Quickie” Election Rules

After an unsuccessful effort to implement new election rules in 2011, the NLRB has issued proposed election rules that would substantially speed up the existing union election process....more

NLRB Reissues Rules to Expedite and Streamline Representation Elections

The National Labor Relations Board has moved quickly to reissue proposed representative election rules identical to the rules the board proposed in 2011. Last month, the NLRB rescinded the original proposal, which had...more

NLRB Takes Another Run at “Quickie” Election Procedures

The National Labor Relations Board announced Wednesday that it is again proposing changes to its election procedures, ostensibly to “improve the process for all parties, in all cases, whether non-union employees are seeking a...more

NLRB Reissues “Quickie Election” Rule; Makes No Substantive Changes From Original 2011 Proposal

Today, the National Labor Relations Board announced that it was reissuing its “quickie election” rule in a new Notice of Proposed Rule Making. The Board previously issued this proposed rule back in June 2011, and a final,...more

It's Back – NLRB's Revives Quickie Election Rule That May Soon Be Here to Stay

The National Labor Relations Board has just announced that the agency would be reissuing its proposed “quickie election” amendments to rules governing representation case procedures. The news came in the form of a press...more

The NLRB Takes Another Stab At Quickie Elections

In 2011, the National Labor Relations Board issued a rule which would have allowed for so-called “quickie” union elections. Under current rules, the time between the filing of a petition for a union election and the election...more

NLRB Formally Rescinds Quickie Election Rule, Still Assessing Next Move

On the heels of its decision earlier this month to abandon its previously enjoined notice posting rule, last week the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) formally rescinded its “quickie election” rule that we have covered...more

NLRB Bails On Notice Posting Rule; May Reconsider “Quickie Election” Rule?

Earlier this week, the National Labor Relations Board issued a statement that it would no longer pursue its appeal of two federal court decisions striking down its “notice posting” rule. ...more

The National Labor Relations Board 2012 Year in Review

Introduction - Wow, 2012 was quite the year for the National Labor Relations Board (“Board”)! Last year, we discussed the Board’s agenda, which at the time we described as aggressive, but with the benefit of...more

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