NLRB Request for Information

Enforcing a National Labor Relations Board order, the federal appeals court in Chicago has held an employer unlawfully denied a union safety specialist access to its facility to examine the site of a fatal accident (the cause of which had not been determined) involving a bargaining unit employee. Caterpillar Inc. v. NLRB, No. 14-3528

“If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it,” says the old adage.  So why is the National Labor Relations Board thinking of “tampering” with its time-tested booth-and-ballot box voting procedure for holding union representation elections?  No one is complaining about the current method.  Unions certainly should not; they have been winning a sizable and growing share