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NLRB Still Seeking Input on Possible Rescission of “Quickie” Election Rule

by Seyfarth Shaw LLP on

Seyfarth Synopsis: The business community has another opportunity to convince the NLRB to rescind the expedited election rules that have been wreaking havoc on workplaces since 2014, after the agency extended the public...more

The National Labor Relations Board 2017 Year In Review – An Overview of Major Developments in Labor Law

For employers, 2017 brought some long awaited relief and hope that return to normalcy in labor law is on the way. Admittedly, the wait for employers turned out to be a little longer than expected. The National Labor Relations...more

Union Membership Rates Remain Low – And AFL-CIO Claims Victories

by Jackson Lewis P.C. on

Despite the National Labor Relations Board’s “quickie election” rule, the percentage of unionized workers in the private sector remained essentially stable 2017, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S....more

With Quickie Election Rule on the Chopping Block, NLRB Extends Time for Public Comment

The National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB”) is reconsidering the future of 29 C.F.R. 101, 102, commonly referred to as the “2014 Election Rule,” “Ambush Election Rule,” or “Quickie Election Rule.” The Quickie Election Rule...more

NLRB Extends Time For Filing Responses To “Quickie Election” Request For Information

by Jackson Lewis P.C. on

The National Labor Relations Board has extended the time for filing responses to its request for information regarding its 2014 election rule. The new date for submissions is Monday, March 19, 2018. In that request for...more

2018 Employment Law Predictions for Manufacturers

As has been our tradition, January is the time to predict the big developments in the coming year that will impact manufacturers. In January 2017, notwithstanding my “Lawyer’s Shrug,” I predicted Congress was unlikely to...more

Web Exclusive December 2017: The Top 14 Labor And Employment Law Stories

by Fisher Phillips on

It’s hard to keep up with all the recent changes to labor and employment law. While the law always seems to evolve at a rapid pace, there were an unprecedented number of changes each month in 2017. December was no different,...more

More on the Trump NLRB and What it Means for Employers

by Foley & Lardner LLP on

In recent weeks we have commented on the spate of new pro-employer decisions from the National Labor Relations Board (the Board). These decisions, among others, have included: Boeing Co., 365 NLRB No. 154 (Dec. 14,...more

Top Five Labor Law Developments For November 2017

by Jackson Lewis P.C. on

1. John Ring, a management-side labor and employment attorney, reportedly is undergoing background checks to become President Donald Trump’s nominee to fill the seat on the National Labor Relations Board that Chairman Philip...more

Busy Week at the NLRB | Labor and Employment Law

by Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC on

Last week, the NLRB issued 14 decisions and the General Counsel (a/k/a Peter Robb, our former partner) initiated rule-making procedures to revise the “quickie election” rule. Here is a summary of the most important changes...more

NLRB Issues Reversal of Obama-Era Precedent on Settlements and Seeks Comment on Quickie Election Rule

by Littler on

As anticipated, the new National Labor Relations Board Republican majority has begun a dramatic shift in labor policy. As the clock ticked down on Chairman Philip Miscimarra’s term, which expired on December 16, 2017, and...more

Executive Labor Summary - November / December 2017

News & Analysis- Leadoff memorandum of new NLRB General Counsel Robb draws immediate fire from Democrats NLRB Republican majority goes to work and asks for comment on the so-called “quickie election” rule Miscimarra is...more

Trump Board Kills Micro-Units, Weakens Unilateral Change Claims, Questions Quickie Election Rules

by Miller Canfield on

In PCC Structurals, Inc., in a 3-2 decision, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or Board) overturned the 2011 Specialty Healthcare decision which allowed “micro-units” of small groups of employees to organize within a...more

Trump NLRB Shakes Up the Labor World in Striking Down Numerous Obama Board Decisions

by Stoel Rives LLP on

It might appear that on some years, the National Labor Relations Board (the Board) issues a series of decisions just as the year comes to a close, but it is not because the Board wants to give out holiday presents (or, from...more

NLRB Levels the Playing Field for Employers, Reaching Back to Employer-Friendly Precedent

by Varnum LLP on

Last week, the National Labor Relations Board issued four decisions that provide evidence of the current Board's agenda to chip-away at the Obama-era precedent, as well as insight into a Board that now has a Republican...more

NLRB Chairman Miscimarra’s Last Stand – Bye-Bye “Micro Units”

by Blank Rome LLP on

Well, I was wrong. In my last post, I said that it looked like the “quickie election” rules were up next for the National Labor Relations Board to address. Clearly, those rules are still on the radar, as public input is in...more

New Labor Board May Kill “Quickie Election” Rule; Requests Public RFI

The NLRB announced December 12, 2017, a Request for Information (“RFI”) on the Board’s 2014 “Quickie Election” representation regulations (at 29 CFR parts 101 and 102). The RFI seeks input on the amendments to representation...more

Recent NLRB Actions Signal the Winds of Change Are Blowing: The NLRB Requests Information on Controversial “Quickie Election”...

by Franczek Radelet P.C. on

Because the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) is made up of members appointed by the President, Board law shifts as administrations change. Recently, the U.S. Senate confirmed two Republicans to the Board, resulting in a...more

Labor Board To Scrap Quickie Election Rule? Public Comment Requested

by Fisher Phillips on

In the clearest sign yet that the National Labor Relations Board is ready to shift away from the strong pro-union stance that had been taken for the previous eight years, the agency today announced that it will seek public...more

Labor Board Asks: Retain, Modify, Or Rescind ‘Quickie Election’ Rules?

by Jackson Lewis P.C. on

A Request for Information regarding the “Quickie Election” representation regulations (at 29 CFR parts 101 and 102) will be published on December 13, 2017, the National Labor Relations Board has announced. The RFI will seek...more

Labor Relations Update: New NLRB General Counsel Poised to Undo Obama-Era Precedents

Senate Republicans recently confirmed William Emanuel, the second Trump nominee to the five-member National Labor Relations Board (the “Board”), giving the Board a Republican majority for the first time since 2007. Mr....more

The Trump Board is All Aboard: EEOC Still at the Station

by Foley & Lardner LLP on

On September 25 the U.S. Senate confirmed the nomination of William Emanuel to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). This quickly followed the previous confirmation of Marvin Kaplan, thus bringing a full complement to...more

Quickie Election Rules, Thumbs Up Or Down?: Board Member Kaplan Again Says No Comment

by Jackson Lewis P.C. on

In what appears to be the second unpublished decision in which he has participated since becoming a Board Member, Member Marvin E. Kaplan once again has “expresse[d] no view with respect to whether he agrees or disagrees with...more

Labor & Employment Legislative Update - September 2017

by Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP on

A number of key legislative initiatives are currently pending before Congress which, if passed, will significantly impact the rights of employers and employees. These bills address a variety of subjects, including union...more

NLRB Has Republican Majority: Emanuel Confirmed By Senate

by Jackson Lewis P.C. on

Management-side lawyer William Emanuel was confirmed late on September 25, 2017 by the United States Senate to fill the last vacant seat on the National Labor Relations Board. Republican Marvin Kaplan was confirmed on August...more

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