NLRB Moves Closer to ‘Quickie’ Union Elections

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DEC. 21 UPDATE to post below: The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) voted 2-1 on Dec. 21 to approve procedural changes that could dramatically shorten the union election process in U.S. workplaces. Among other things, these “quickie election” rules require employers to postpone legal challenges until after the workers vote. The quicker election process makes it more difficult for employers to communicate with employees before the vote. The rules are scheduled to take effect on April 30, but a business-backed lawsuit is challenging the changes. Read more details at


Dec. 16 post: The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recently moved one step closer to changes that would give employers much less time to react to union organizing efforts … and make it easier for organizers to gain a toehold in your workplace.

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