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Associated Builders and Contractors of Texas, Inc., et al v. NLRB

Articles Discussing Case:

Chamber of Commerce’s Challenge to NLRB “Quickie Election Rule” Fails in District Court

Jackson Lewis P.C. • August 03, 2015
The National Labor Relations Board has won a second legal victory in connection with its “quickie” election rule.

Texas Federal Court Upholds Legality of NLRB Election Rule

Littler Mendelson, P.C. • June 02, 2015
In a closely watched case, Associated Builders and Contractors of Texas, Inc., et al v. NLRB,* a federal district court judge in Texas has dismissed one of the two lawsuits filed earlier this year against the National Labor Relations Board seeking to invalidate the agency's new "ambush" election rule. The court ruled against the NLRB on the issue of "ripeness," finding that enforcement of the rule is sufficiently “likely, concrete and imminent” to allow the court to rule on its merits. The court then upheld the merits of the new rule and granted final judgment in favor of the NLRB.