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How to Take a Case Before the NLRB, Ninth Edition

For attorneys representing employers and attorneys representing unions alike, this treatise offers a complete roadmap to changing NLRB procedures. It covers procedures for obtaining injunctive relief, guidelines for mail-in ballots, prioritization of and time targets for unfair labor practice cases, procedures to expedite representation cases, rules on attorney misconduct, and rules on bench decisions and settlements in unfair labor practice cases.

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A comprehensive reference to successful practice before the Board.

Now in its Ninth Edition and trusted for over 50 years, How to Take a Case Before the NLRB is the go-to reference for expert guidance on the Board’s complex procedures. The treatise is the most comprehensive analysis of NLRB procedures available, indispensable for attorneys representing employers and unions alike. Authored by experienced practitioners from the American Bar Association’s Section of Labor and Employment Law, How to Take a Case Before the NLRB provides coverage of procedures for obtaining injunctive relief, guidelines for mail-in ballots, prioritization of unfair labor practice cases and the time targets for their processing, procedures to expedite representation cases, rules on attorney misconduct, and rules on bench decisions and settlements in unfair labor practice cases.

Highlights covered in the new Ninth Edition include:

  • New Representation Case Rules, including changes to petitions, representation hearings, timing of elections, and other vitally important procedures 
  • Impact of judicial decisions concerning recess appointments to the Board, the Board’s rule-making authority, and the quorum required for Board decisions 
  • Significant changes in filing requirements and procedures due to electronic filing and updated information of the Board’s website and app
  • New procedures for using Electronic Signatures in Organizing 
  • Updated procedures for deferral of charges to arbitration 
  • Latest developments in the scope of bargaining units
  • Revised standards for determining joint employer status

As with previous editions, the Ninth Edition brings the user up to speed on new and proposed NLRB Rules, decisions, procedural requirements, and initiatives. The treatise walks practitioners through the structure, jurisdiction, and changing role of the Board; discusses revisions to the ULP Case Manual; analyzes changes to the Board’s Rules and Regulations over time; and provides instructions for representation hearings and unfair labor practice proceedings. It also provides extensive cross-references to the Board’s regulations and Casehandling Manual, plus sample forms, correspondence, charts outlining Board procedures, and more.

 


 

 


AUTHORS

Bloomberg BNA authors and editors are practicing professionals with insider perspectives and real-life experience. Learn more about this book’s authors and editors.
John E. Higgins, Jr., retired from the NLRB, is an adjunct faculty member at the Columbus School of Law, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC.

Brent Garren is Deputy General Counsel at SEIU 32BJ, New York, NY.

David A. Kadela is a partner at Littler Mendelson P.C., Columbus, OH.


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