Court Strikes Down NLRB’s Ambush Election Rule on Technical Glitch

A technical glitch provided the basis for Washington, D.C.’s U.S. District Court to strike down the National Labor Relations Board’s rule allowing “ambush” elections. Under the rule, which went into effect on April 30, union elections were allowed to take place in 14 days or less. Many argued that the expedited election rule denied employers […]

Not So Fast: Court Halts NLRB Right-to-Unionize Rule Implementation

The U.S. Court of Appeals has halted the implementation of a rule requiring almost any employer to post a notice in the workplace notifying employees of their right to unionize, a decision receiving strong support from senior living group the Assisted Living Federation of America (ALFA). Implementation was previously scheduled for April 30, 2012, but […]