Bloomberg Law
Aug. 21, 2019, 11:52 AM

ANALYSIS: Listing NLRB Winners, Losers in Q2 State of the Unions

Robert Combs
Robert Combs
Legal Analyst

The National Labor Relations Board’s midyear election results are in, and it looks like more of the same for union organizing efforts: Labor continues to win an ever-growing share of an ever-shrinking field of opportunities.

The NLRB oversaw 329 representation elections in the second quarter. While this represents a large upturn in activity from the first-quarter’s total of 249, it wasn’t enough to reverse the overall downward trend in union organizing.

According to calculations in Bloomberg Law’s just-released NLRB Election Statistics report, there were 578 representation elections in first-half 2019, down from 621 in first-half 2018. Unions were successful in ...

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