NLRB Asks DC Circ. To Revive Union Elections Rule

Law360, New York (August 7, 2012, 7:20 PM EDT) -- The National Labor Relations Board on Tuesday turned to the D.C. Circuit to challenge a federal judge's decision that a controversial new rule aimed at streamlining union elections was invalid because it was enacted with less than the required three-member quorum.

The labor board filed a notice of appeal with the D.C. Circuit after U.S. District Judge James Boasberg refused to reconsider his May 14 ruling that the NLRB didn't have authority to issue the rule because Brian Hayes — then the board's sole Republican —...
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