Bloomberg Law
May 2, 2017, 5:05 PM

Labor Board Rule to Speed Up Union Elections Shows Mixed Results

Hassan A. Kanu
Hassan A. Kanu
Legal Reporter

The National Labor Relations Board’s “quickie” election rule has sped up workplace unionization drives, but it’s not necessarily giving unions an unfair advantage, as some predicted.

The new representation election rule was implemented in 2015 in an effort to streamline the union elections process. It has indeed had some of the expected effects that caused employers grief when it was announced, at least according to data from Fisher Phillips.

Union representation elections ...

Learn more about Bloomberg Law or Log In to keep reading:

Learn About Bloomberg Law

AI-powered legal analytics, workflow tools and premium legal & business news.

Already a subscriber?

Log in to keep reading or access research tools.