Taking Sides: Union elections

Taking Sides: Union elections

Should the National Labor Relations Board seek to speed up the union election process? In February, the NLRB introduced proposed rule changes to streamline and speed up the union election process. The changes would allow electronic filing and transmission of election petitions and other documents, require employers to provide the union with contact information for workers, and seek to minimize the opportunities for litigation.

Greg  Ferrara, VP of public affairs, National Grocers Association:

On Feb. 6, 2014, the National Labor Relations Board took a second attempt at dramatically altering the governing and timing of union election procedures when it reissued its proposed ambush “quickie” election rule, a proposal that would radically alter 75 years of board practice. The proposal is nothing more than “a solution in search of a problem” with far-reaching consequences for both e

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