The National Labor Relations Board occasionally invites the public to file amicus briefs in cases of significance or high interest. Listed below are current and recent invitations - each with a short description of the issues involved and filing deadlines. Briefs should be filed with the Office of the Executive Secretary; contact information is provided in the text of each invitation.
» An archive of previous invitations and briefs can be found here.
NLRB Invites Briefs on Nonmember Fees for Grievance Processing
The Board invites the filing of briefs in order to allow parties and interested amici the opportunity to address issues raised in United Steel, Paper and Forestry Rubber, Manufacturing, Energy, Allied Industrial and Service Workers International Union, Local 1192 (Buckeye Florida) (12-CB-109654).
Among the issues raised by the Board is whether parties and amici believe the Board should adopt a rule permitting unions to collect fees from nonmembers for grievance processing.
Briefs from parties and interested amici must be submitted on or before June 1, 2015.
To aid in the consideration of the issues raised in the case, the Board extended the time for filing of briefs from the parties and interested amici, extending to on or before July 15, 2015.
The parties may now file responsive briefs on or before July 29, 2015.