NLRB Loses Bid To Revive Union Elections Rule

Law360, New York (July 27, 2012, 10:40 PM EDT) -- A federal judge on Friday denied the National Labor Relations Board's bid to alter his finding that a controversial rule aimed at streamlining union elections was enacted without the required three board members, disagreeing with the board's renewed contention that a member's abstention counted toward the quorum.

U.S. District Judge James E. Boasberg rejected the NLRB's Rule 59(e) motion to alter or amend his judgment, finding that he had already considered and rejected the NLRB's position that member Brian Hayes should be counted toward the quorum...
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