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NLRB Hints That “Ambush” Election Regulations May Be Rescinded

Things are moving fast and furiously at the NLRB.  Last week we saw the new General Counsel issue a sweeping memo which rescinded many policy guidelines and initiatives of his predecessor and highlighted the Board precedent from the last eight years that may be overturned. This week the NLRB posted a Request For Information on its … Continue Reading

NLRB Ambush Election Regulations Set To Go Into Effect – April 30

As anticipated, the new election regulations adopted by the Board shortly before the holidays are set to go into effect as planned on April 30, 2012.  In anticipation of this event, Acting General Counsel Lafe Solomon issued  GC 12_04 Guidance Memorandum on Representation Case Procedure Changes.pdf, a 24 page guidance to the Regional Offices on … Continue Reading

Employer Meetings, Election Site The Next Targets Of NLRB?

It’s been a quiet few weeks for the NLRB.  Since January 1, the NLRB has issued only a small number of decisions, none of which appear to be noteworthy.  There are, of course, many developments that are in process.  For example, we still do not know the full effect of the NLRB’s decision in Specialty … Continue Reading

NLRB Postpones Rights Poster Rule Until April 30, 2012

The NLRB announced today that it was again postponing the requirement that all employers falling under its jurisdiction post notices in the workplace of employee rights under the National Labor Relations Act.  The rule, originally slated to go into effect in November 2011, was first postponed due to litigation until January 30, 2012.  The new implementation … Continue Reading

Killing the Message and the Messenger – Can the NLRB Pull the Trigger?

The period for filing comments has now expired both for the NLRB’s proposed election regulations (killing the message by drastically shortening the time frame within which an employer may communicate with its employees between a union election petition and the secret ballot election), and the Department of Labor’s amendments to the persuader regulations (killing the … Continue Reading
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