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Labor Union Certification Procedures [electronic resource] : Use of Secret Ballots and Card Checks.

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Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service.
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[S.l] : [s.n.], 2009.
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Government document
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Subjects:
Elections.
Labor unions.
Industrial relations.
Research.
Summary:
This report is one in a series of updates. For the most recent coverage of this report series, please see 09-RL-32930e in the 2009 issue.
Reviews proposals to revise labor union recognition procedures by requiring secret ballot elections for union certification and by requiring NLRB to certify a union if a majority of employees sign authorization cards. Covers relevant provisions in the National Labor Relations Act regarding the forming or joining a union, mediation and arbitration, research findings on the impact of changes in union recognition procedures, impact on small business, and the question of whether there is an economic rationale for giving workers the right to organize and bargain collectively.
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Record is based on bibliographic data in ProQuest U.S. Congressional Research Digital Collection (last viewed Apr. 2014). Reuse except for individual research requires license from ProQuest, LLC.
CRS Report.
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Microfiche version: Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service. Labor Union Certification Procedures
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