Making Union Organizing Easier Than Ever

Law360, New York (January 17, 2012, 2:58 PM EST) -- Although less than 7 percent of all Texas employees are represented by a union, a string of recent moves by the National Labor Relations Board may revitalize labor unions by making union organizing easier than ever. Thus, even in a right-to-work state like Texas, employers and lawyers representing those companies should be prepared for increasing union organizing activity.

Once a rarely noticed, under-the-radar agency, in 2011 the NLRB became a political hot topic in Washington, D.C., and beyond the Beltway. Many employers believe that the agency...
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