Reissued NLRB Election Rules Face 2nd Go-Around In Court

Law360, New York (February 5, 2014, 8:43 PM EST) -- The National Labor Relations Board's proposal to streamline union election procedures is bound to face similar legal challenges to an earlier version derailed on a technicality in court, but experts say this second attempt will give the courts a chance to grapple with the substance of rules that have riled employers.

The board's announcement releasing the latest version of the so-called ambush election rule on Wednesday said that the rule-making proposal was identical in substance to its original June 2011 proposal, which included sweeping changes aimed...
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