'Quickie Elections'? Not So Fast, NLRB

Law360, New York (May 29, 2012, 1:02 PM EDT) -- The United States District Court for the District of Columbia voided the National Labor Relations Board's (NLRB) so-called quickie election rules because the NLRB lacked the quorum necessary when it adopted its amended election rules to expedite the current union election process.

The United States Chamber of Commerce and several trade organizations sought to invalidate the rules on several legal grounds, including lack of quorum.

The board is responsible for administering representation elections under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). Historically, the board adheres to an...
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