• Recent Board Decision Highlights Serious Threat to Employers
  • August 1, 2014 | Author: Sidney F. Lewis
  • Law Firm: Jones Walker LLP - New Orleans Office
  • Several years ago in a case entitled Specialty Healthcare, the National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB") changed a decades-long standard with regard to how a union can organize employees. Prior to Specialty Healthcare, unions typically had to organize "wall-to-wall," meaning that if they wanted to go after a particular facility, they had to organize all production and maintenance employees at the facility. Naturally, the larger the unit, the more difficult it was for the union to organize.