Supreme Court Dismisses Review of UNITE HERE v. Mulhall Regarding Employer Assistance of Organizing

By Stephen R. McCutcheon, Jr., Attorney at Law Campaigns to organize companies are often highly contentious and difficult, especially where the employer or employees oppose entry of the union.  In response, unions often use a top-down organizing model in which the union convinces the employer to agree to remain “neutral” in the election, and provide … More Supreme Court Dismisses Review of UNITE HERE v. Mulhall Regarding Employer Assistance of Organizing

NLRB Withdraws Appeal of Decision Striking Quickie Election Rule

By Stephen R. McCutcheon, Jr., Attorney at Law In 2011 the National Labor Relations Board adopted a controversial rule to fast-track union organizing elections.  The rule shortened the time between the filing of a representation petition and an election.  The shortened time span had potentially serious repercussions for the election process.  It would have severely … More NLRB Withdraws Appeal of Decision Striking Quickie Election Rule