Applications for Certification and Decertification can be complex even for the most seasoned business owners.
Responding to an application for Certification within the timelines prescribed is of utmost importance. Our lawyers have the know-how and the experience responding to those applications with skill and in a timely manner. Various considerations should be had, including the list of employees being considered within the bargaining unit of the applicant Union.
Companies should proceed carefully when managing applications for certification because seemingly innocuous comments or actions can have far-reaching consequences. When responding to such situations, a helpful understanding of the do’s and don’ts in certification can help to smooth any tensions and achieve optimal results.
Characterizations of who qualifies as an employee under the bargaining unit will depend on many factors that should be considered when responding to those applications.
Companies should know what to expect so that they can skillfully manage any measures taken by the proposed bargaining unit whilst meeting their obligations under the law.
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