Bloomberg Law
Sept. 12, 2014, 4:00 AM

NLRB Declines to Expand Beck Obligations;
Figures Not Required in Initial Union Notices

Declining to modify its “established rule” on the rights of union dues objectors, the National Labor Relations Board 3-2 held Sept. 10 a United Food and Commercial Workers local fulfilled its statutory duty by informing a new employee she could satisfy a union-security clause without becoming a union member, although the union did not specify the fees and expenses she would be responsible to pay (United Food & Commercial Workers Local 700 (Kroger LP), N.L.R.B., 9/10/14).

Affirming dismissal of an unfair labor practice charge against UFCW Local 700, NLRB Chairman Mark Gaston Pearce and Members Kent Y. Hirozawa ...