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NLRB GC Calls For Tougher Union Decertification Process

Law360, New York (May 12, 2016, 3:52 PM EDT) -- The National Labor Relations Board’s general counsel has called for the agency to adopt a tougher standard for allowing employers to withdraw recognition of a union, telling regional offices to press the board to adopt a rule that recognition can only be withdrawn after a board-supervised decertification election. 

In a May 9 memorandum, NLRB general counsel Richard Griffin urged regional directors and field office officials to urge the board to adopt a rule stating that absent an agreement between the parties, an employer can lawfully withdraw...
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