NLRB Swats Aside Unit Challenge In Precedent-Shifting Case

Law360 (November 27, 2019, 7:03 PM EST) -- The National Labor Relations Board on Wednesday rejected metal company PCC Structurals' latest challenge to a regional official's decision to let some of its workers form a union, marking the latest chapter in a case that the board in 2017 used to make it harder for workers to organize into so-called "micro-units."

In an unpublished decision, a unanimous, three-member panel agreed with the board's general counsel that PCC Structurals flouted the National Labor Relations Act when it refused to recognize or bargain with a local chapter of the International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers, which had sought to represent a bargaining...

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