Microwave Rule

Federal judge invalidates NLRB 'microwave' elections rule

Federal judge invalidates NLRB 'microwave' elections rule

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A federal district judge has invalidated a union elections rule this week on the grounds that the National Labor Relations Board did not have a quorum when the so-called "microwave rule" was voted on.

Judge denies challenge to union 'microwave rule'

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A federal district judge has dismissed legal challenges to a National Labor Relations Board final rule shortening the length of time between union elections.

Labor tensions heating up as NLRB approves 'microwave' rule

Labor tensions heating up as NLRB approves 'microwave' rule

Provider groups quickly criticized Wednesday's vote by the National Labor Relations Board to move forward with a "microwave" rule. The measure attempts to simplify union election procedures and reduce the deadline for holding them after employees request a vote.