The National Labor Relations Board has issued a proposed rule to modify three aspects of its election procedures.  According to the board’s announcement, the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM), which will be published in the Federal Register on Monday and be subject to a comment period, would affect the Board’s blocking charge rule, voluntary recognition

Republican legislators have proposed amendments to the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) that would ensure employees’ right to a secret ballot election to select a union and relax the burden of proof for an employer seeking to expand the union’s petitioned-for voting unit.

One bill, the “Secret Ballot Protection Act,” introduced in the U.S. House

Jackson Lewis has filed a “friend-of–the-court” brief on behalf of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, urging the National Labor Relations Board to adhere to its three-year-old decision in Dana Corporation, 351 NLRB 434 (2007) (originally known as Dana/Metaldyne).  That decision allows employees to test immediately through a decertification petition and Board-conducted election their