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Employers Land in the Unions’ Cross Hairs

Effective April 14, 2015, the NLRB’s Ambush Elections rules go into effect. The purpose and effect of the rules is to shorten the period of time between when a union files a petition for an election and when the election takes place. The result is that, while a union may campaign furtively against an employer for an extended period of time, an employer will have only a small window of opportunity to respond. Make no mistake about it: winning elections will be harder for employers (as intended by the NLRB) so the goal for employers must be to avoid elections in the first instance. Continue reading Employers Land in the Unions’ Cross Hairs