Employers Brace For Impact Of New NLRB Election Rule

Law360, New York (April 14, 2015, 9:56 PM EDT) -- The National Labor Relations Board's controversial rule to speed up the union election process took effect Tuesday, and some management-side labor lawyers say they're expecting a spike in organizing activity and representation petitions as unions take advantage of the new framework. Here, attorneys highlight some potential pitfalls under the elections regulations of which employers should be aware.    

Critics warn the National Labor Relations Board's new rule allows union elections to be held as soon as 11 days after a petition is filed, though management-side lawyers say a 14- to 21-day timeframe is more realistic. (Credit: The Associated Press) The...

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