Our colleague Kara Maciel will speak on behalf of EBG client, National Grocers Association (“NGA”), at the National Labor Relations Board’s public meeting, scheduled for April 10-11, 2014 regarding the Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (“NPRM”) on the “ambush election” representation procedures.
The panels will address the following topics:
- Panel B.2: Requirement for written statement of position
Address issues related to the proposed requirement for a written statement of position.
- Panel E.1 & E.3: Election date
Please describe the standard to be applied for scheduling an election. The proposed rules state that the regional director should select an election date which is “as soon as practicable.” If you disagree with this standard, please describe the standard you would apply. Specify whether you think the rules should include a minimum or maximum time between the filing of the petition and the election, and, if so, how long this time should be. Also address whether the proposed rules adequately protect free speech interests; if you believe they do not, please state specifically how the proposal can be adapted to adequately address the matter.
- Panel C: Voter lists
Address whether or how the rules should address voter lists.
During the open meeting, April 10 and 11, catch the live stream at http://www.nlrb.gov/openmeeting.