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The NLRB Process

The National Labor Relations Board is an independent federal agency vested with the power to safeguard employees' rights to organize and to determine whether to have unions as their bargaining representative. The first chart details steps in the unfair labor practice process, and the second details the representation election process.

The chart below shows the process for Representation Elections. Click here to view the process chart for Unfair Labor Practice Charges.

Representation elections process chart

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