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The NLRB E-Filing applications, including E-Filing, My Account Portal, and Online Charge and Petition, were unavailable on Thursday, July 29, 2021.

Because of this outage, and in accordance with the Agency’s E-File Terms and Conditions, the due date for E-Filed documents due to be filed on Thursday, July 29, 2021, is extended to
Friday, July 30, 2021 at 11:59 p.m. in the time zone of the office where the document is due. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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General Counsel Memos

General Counsel memoranda provide policy guidance.


Memo Number Subject Memo Date sort ascending
GC 21-03 Effectuation of the National Labor Relations Act Through Vigorous Enforcement of the Mutual Aid or Protection and Inherently Concerted 03/31/2021
GC 21-02 Rescission of Certain General Counsel Memoranda 02/01/2021
GC 21-01 Guidance on Propriety of Mail Ballot Elections, pursuant to Aspirus Keweenaw 11/10/2020
GC 20-14 Summaries of Advice Merit Determinations Related to Coronavirus Disease 2019 Issues 09/18/2020
GC 20-13 Guidance Memorandum on Employer Assistance in Union Organizing [Rescinded 2/1/2021 by Memorandum GC 21-02] 09/04/2020
GC 20-12 Remote Unfair Labor Practice Hearings During COVID-19 Pandemic 08/25/2020
GC 20-11 Guidance Memorandum on Representation Case Procedure Changes Regarding Blocking Charge Policy, Voluntary Recognition Bar, and Section 9(a) Recognition in the Construction Industry 07/30/2020
GC 20-10 Suggested Manual Election Protocols 07/06/2020
GC 20-09 Guidance Memorandum on Make Whole Remedies in Duty of Fair Representation Cases [Rescinded 2/1/2021 by Memorandum GC 21-02] 06/26/2020
GC 20-08 Changes to Investigative Practices [Rescinded 2/1/2021 by Memorandum GC 21-02] 06/17/2020
GC 20-07 Guidance Memorandum on Representation Case Procedure Changes 06/01/2020
GC 20-06 Temporary change in Board's standard notice-posting remedy 05/20/2020
GC 20-05 Electronic Issuance of Complaints and Compliance Specifications 04/02/2020
GC 20-04 Case Summaries Pertaining to the Duty to Bargain in Emergency Situations 03/27/2020
GC 20-03 Guidance on Electronic Issuance of Deferral, Dismissal, Withdrawal and Appeals Letters 11/15/2019
GC 20-02 Submission of W-2s to the Regional Director 11/12/2019
GC 20-01 Electronic Filing of Documents 10/21/2019
GC 19-06 Beck Case Handling and Chargeability Issues in Light of United Nurses & Allied Professionals (Kent Hospital) [Rescinded 2/1/2021 by Memorandum GC 21-02] 04/29/2019
GC 19-05 General Counsel's Clarification Regarding Section 8(b)(1)(A) Duty of Fair Representation Charges [Rescinded 2/1/2021 by Memorandum GC 21-02] 03/26/2019
GC 19-04 Unions' Duty to Properly Notify Employees of Their General Motors/Beck Rights and to Accept Dues Checkoff Revocations after Contract Expiration [Rescinded 2/1/2021 by Memorandum GC 21-02] 02/22/2019