3 Favors The NLRB Could Do For Organized Labor

Law360, New York (March 10, 2010, 2:45 PM EST) -- With much of President Barack Obama's legislative agenda stalled in Congress, the administration might look to the National Labor Relations Board to implement some pro-union measures envisioned in the Employee Free Choice Act and other bills, attorneys say.

Even if union lawyer and controversial NLRB nominee Craig Becker is not appointed, the board should eventually end up with a majority comprised of Obama appointees. Here are three labor-friendly moves a beefed-up NLRB might make with relative speed and ease.

1. Speed up Union Elections

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