Union Election Rule Changes May Be Near, NLRB Chief Says

Law360, New York (October 7, 2019, 9:57 PM EDT) -- National Labor Relations Board chairman John Ring on Monday hinted that an anticipated overhaul of parts of an Obama-era rule governing union election procedures is in the works, while also declining to offer a time frame for when the agency's proposed joint employer rule may be finalized.

Ring's comments came at Epstein Becker Green's annual Workforce Management Briefing in Manhattan, an event that brings the firm's attorneys together with numerous human resources representatives and in-house counsel.

A portion of Ring's prepared remarks were dedicated to touting the NLRB's recent ventures into rulemaking — a process he has advocated for since he...

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