National Labor Relations Board Rulemaking
As part of its ongoing efforts to more effectively administer the National Labor Relations Act and to further the purposes of the Act, the National Labor Relations Board is engaging in rulemaking in a number of important areas.
Organizational Disclosure Statement
To enhance the administration of its ethics program and identify potential conflicts of interest, the National Labor Relations Board will be amending its procedural rules to require disclosure of parties’ and other entities’ organizational relationships.
The National Labor Relations Board will be soliciting public input on the use of videoconference technology to conduct, in whole or in part, all aspects and phases of unfair labor practice case and representation case proceedings, and on potential amendments to its procedural rules regarding the use of videoconference technology.
Rulemaking to (1) protect voter privacy by eliminating the requirement that employers must, as part of the voter list requirement, provide personal email addresses and home and personal cell phone numbers of all eligible voters, and (2) ensure that voters serving in the Armed Forces can cast an absentee ballot in NLRB representation elections.
Rulemaking to establish the standard for determining joint-employer status under the National Labor Relations Act.
Rulemaking to revise the representation election regulations located at 29 CFR part 103, with a specific focus on revisions to the Board’s current election bar policies, including blocking charges, voluntary recognition, and Section 9(a) of the National Labor Relations Act.
Rulemaking to establish the standard for determining whether students who perform services at a private college or university in connection with their studies are “employees” within the meaning of Section 2(3) of the National Labor Relations Act (29 U.S.C. § 152(3)).
Rulemaking to revise the representation election regulations located at 29 CFR part 102, with a specific focus on amendments to the Board’s representation case procedures adopted by the Board’s final rule published on December 15, 2014.
Rulemaking to establish the standards under the National Labor Relations Act of access to an employer’s private property.