Joel Dillard & Associates

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Obama Vetoes a CRA Challenge to the new NLRB Election Procedure Rules

Good news coming out of Washington - the President has thwarted an attempt to torpedo some commonsense and long overdue changes to NLRB rules. The President's statement can be read by clicking here. The rules in question amend the NLRB's election procedures, where employees vote to decide whether or who they wish to speak on their behalf at work. The rules appear very likely to go into effect as scheduled on April 15th (barring a problem in litigation) and I am very excited about it.

You see, in my time working at the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), I spent the better part of four years working on these rules. The rule is difficult to summarize - I'll write a post for April 15th going into more detail - so for now I'll just refer you to some of the publically available material I've worked on in the following links, in approximately reverse chronological order. My favorites are in bold.


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