Labor Disputes Getting Resolved Faster Under NLRB’s New Plan

Oct. 7, 2019, 6:05 PM

The National Labor Relations Board has improved its case processing time by 17.5%, nearly meeting its goal of a 20% reduction by 2022 in just one year, the agency said Oct. 7.

The NLRB reduced the average time between a union or employer’s filing of an unfair labor practice charge to a final disposition from 90 to 74 days, as of Sept. 30, the end of fiscal year 2019. It also reduced the number of cases that are still pending, from 281 at the end of the last fiscal year to 227 currently—the lowest level since 2012, the agency said ...

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