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22 Mar, 2012

What Are Appropriate Bargaining Units Under the NLRA?

2012-03-22T11:34:41-05:00March 22nd, 2012|NLRA, NLRB, Unioin Campaign, Union Free, Union Voting|

As many of you may know, the National Labor Relations Board’s (“NLRB”) decision in the Specialty Healthcare case overruled 20 years of practice regarding how it determines the "appropriate unit." Although it was hoped that this change impacted only non-acute health care facilities, it is now clear that the NLRB will apply the Specialty Healthcare decision across the board. What is an appropriate bargaining unit under Specialty Healthcare? In essence, [...]

1 Dec, 2011

Streamlined Union Election Process?

2011-12-01T15:57:46-06:00December 1st, 2011|Unioin Campaign, Union Voting|

Well, it finally happened. The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) voted 2 to 1 to amend its election procedures. For those of you whofollow the NLRB, the result was not surprising, with Democrats, Mark Pearce and Craig Becker, voting in favor of the rule, and Republican, Brian Hayes, voting against the proposal. The supporters of the amendment claim the changes will avoid unnecessary litigation and will do away with appeals [...]

1 Sep, 2011

Are you Ready to Post a Union Notice?

2011-09-01T11:29:08-05:00September 1st, 2011|Unioin Campaign, Union Free, Union Voting|

The NLRB has issued an advanced copy of its final rule requiring employers to display a poster in the workplace explaining employee rights to form a union under the National Labor Relations Act ("NLRA"). The notice must be posted by November 14th. The notice must be an 11x17 poster detailing employees’ rights and contact information for employees who feel that a violation of the NLRA has occurred. Click here for [...]

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