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Tag Archive: Ambush Elections

  • What’s the Matter with NLRB Members?

    Posted on Aug 02, 2012 by Center for Union Facts

    The members of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) are having a rough go of it this week. On Monday, the National Right to Work Foundation (NRTW) announced that it was assisting four clients challenging the validity of the appointments including Richard Griffin (whose name you’ve certainly heard before), Sharon Block, and Terence Flynn (who has since resigned from […]

  • NLRB Returns for Round Two in Fight for “Ambush” Elections

    Posted on Jun 13, 2012 by Michael Moroney

    On Monday, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) asked Judge James Boasberg of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to reconsider his decision to strike down a rule decreasing the amount of time needed for union elections, according to The Wall Street Journal. Judge Boasberg struck the rule down last month, saying […]

  • Senate Dems Sink Bid to Block NLRB’s Quickie Elections Ruling

    Posted on Apr 27, 2012 by Union Facts

    Every Senate Democrat voted against a Republican measure to nullify the National Labor Relations Board’s controversial ruling in favor of “quickie” or “ambush” votes on unionization. Labor experts believe the NLRB rule will slash the time between calling and holding an election from 40 days to as few as 14. There has been an outcry from […]