National Chamber Litigation Center

By:  Jack Toner,  Esq.

On December 21, 2011 the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or “Board”) adopted rule changes that would expedite the processing of petitions for election filed by union with the NLRB.  These rules, the so called “quickie election” rules would also significantly limit an employer’s ability to legally challenge  a union petition.

By Molly Eastman

With only days left in the term of National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or “Board”) Member Craig Becker, and just a few days before the Christmas holiday, the Board announced that it adopted final rules that will significantly expedite the processing of election petitions filed by unions.

The new rules will:

  1. Provide