Tag Archives: Sharon Block

NLRB Union Election Rule Held Invalid

A federal judge recently ruled that the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” or “the Board”) rule designed to expedite union elections is invalid since the rule was not approved by a quorum of the Board. In late December, the NLRB published a new rule that changed the procedures for private sector union elections by, among […]

Obama’s NLRB Recess Appointments Receive Praise, Criticism

Adding to the already intense politicking of the 2012 presidential race, Republicans have found yet another reason to criticize President Obama’s leadership while receiving high praise from pro-labor groups. Two days before Congress dismissed for the 2011 winter holidays, President Obama appointed three new members to the National Labor Relations Board which allows the NLRB to […]