NLRB Court Wins Won't Quell Election Rule Challenges

Law360, New York (July 30, 2015, 8:20 PM EDT) -- The National Labor Relations Board's controversial rule in effect since April streamlining the union election process has withstood two district court challenges, but attorneys say suits over the rule's application and the ire of a Republican legislative majority mean disputes over the rule aren't yet over.

The NLRB's rule, referred to by opponents as an "ambush election" rule, most recently on Wednesday survived two facial challenges in suits brought under the Administrative Procedure Act and the National Labor Relations Act in federal court in Texas and in Washington, D.C., leaving at least one and possibly another appeal.

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