All NLRB elections have been suspended through at least April 3rd, including mail ballots. The Board noted that it will monitor the situation and potentially extend the postponement.

As we notified you on March 24th, the Board announced that it is pushing the effective date of the new union election rules to June 1.

In addition to most regional board employees working remotely, there are top-level vacancies at more than half of the regional offices. The board’s regional workforce has seen an 11% drop from 2017 levels and a 27% decrease since 2011. Meanwhile, the board has improved its case processing time 17.5%, nearly meeting its goal of a 20% reduction by 2022 in just one year.