Mini Bargaining Units On Rise Post-NLRB Ruling: Chamber

By Vin Gurrieri (October 31, 2016, 8:24 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Chamber of Commerce unveiled a report Monday assailing the National Labor Relations Board's Specialty Healthcare ruling, which revised the standard for determining which groups of workers belong in bargaining units, saying that so-called "micro-unions" are on the upswing in the five years since the decision. 

Entitled "Trouble with the Truth: Specialty Healthcare and the Spread of Micro-Unions," the Chamber's report found that overly narrow bargaining units have cropped up in numerous industries since Specialty Healthcare was issued, adding that the labor board was wrong to publicly assert when it issued the decision in 2011 that it would have only...

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