Steven M. Swirsky, a Member of the Firm in the Employment, Labor, and Workforce Management and Health Care and Life Sciences practices, in the firm’s New York office, was quoted by Law360, in “NLRB Extends Captive-Audience Ban for Mailed Ballots,” by Aaron Vehling. (Read the full version – subscription required.)

Following is an excerpt:

The NLRB’s rule streamlining the elections process is coming up on its first anniversary of taking effect. The board has suggested the median petition-to-election times are nearly two weeks shorter.

“With the new election rules, there’s a shorter period of time for campaigning by the employer,” management-side attorney Steve Swirsky of Epstein Becker & Green PC said. “[The new mail-ballot standard] is really is just further eroding an employer’s ability to communicate with workers.”

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