6th Circ. Urged To Overrule NLRB On Mini Bargaining Units

Law360, New York (April 24, 2012, 9:01 PM EDT) -- Republican lawmakers and business groups urged the Sixth Circuit on Monday to reject the National Labor Relations Board's decision in the Specialty Healthcare case, which heightened the standard for employers challenging narrow collective bargaining units, saying the board had exceeded its authority.

The NLRB's split decision in Specialty Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center of Mobile, made public Aug. 30, overturned a 1991 decision and held that an employer that challenges a proposed bargaining unit on the basis that it improperly excludes certain employees is required to prove...
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