NLRB Drops Appeal In Union Election Rule Case

Law360, New York (December 10, 2013, 7:04 PM EST) -- The National Labor Relations Board dropped its appeal Monday of a May 2012 decision that said controversial labor board rule aimed at streamlining union elections was invalid because it was enacted without the participation of then-board member Brian Hayes.

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce, the Coalition for a Democratic Workplace and the NLRB filed a stipulation at the D.C. Circuit saying they had agreed to voluntarily dismiss the appeal, which the labor board lodged in August 2012. 

The chamber and the CDW, which sued over the...
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