NLRB To Vote On Limited Union Election Reforms

Law360, New York (November 18, 2011, 5:45 PM EST) -- Facing broad criticism over its plan to adopt new rules that would speed up union elections, the National Labor Relations Board will vote Nov. 30 on a more limited proposal designed to minimize unnecessary litigation, the agency said Friday.

The original comprehensive proposal, unveiled in June, would require parties to hold a pre-election hearing within seven days of the filing of a petition, postpone certain challenges until after the election, allow for electronic petition filing, and require employers to provide worker email addresses and telephone numbers...
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