NLRB Chair Says Micro-Unions Ruling Not Shrinking Units

Law360, New York (October 26, 2012, 7:19 PM EDT) -- The National Labor Relations Board's controversial Specialty Healthcare decision drew fire for giving a green light to “micro-units,” but the decision hasn't actually caused a decline in the size of bargaining units unions ask the NLRB to approve, Chairman Mark Pearce said Friday.  

Speaking at the Cornell School of Industrial and Labor Relations, Pearce said that the statistics didn't show that the Aug. 26 Specialty Healthcare ruling — which management-side lawyers said made it easier for unions to organize smaller groups of people — was actually...
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