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Employer Groups Fail in Attempt to Stay Quickie-Election Rules

On Saturday, April 28, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Coalition for a Democratic Workplace’s (“Plaintiffs”) attempt to stay the implementation of the quickie-election rules that go into effect May 1st  was denied by the United States District Court for the District of Columbia's Judge James E. Boasberg. In his brief minute order,

Judge Boasberg denied the plaintiff's Motion to Stay, filed on Friday, April 27, stating that “[a]ny injury to Plaintiffs is not irreparable because the Court will issue its Memorandum Opinion on the merits by May 15, which date will precede any potential election under the new rule.”



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Steve Hernandez, Labor and Employment, Attorney, Barnes Thornburg, Law firm

Steve L. Hernández is an associate in the Los Angeles office of Barnes & Thornburg. A member of the firm’s Labor and Employment Law Department, Mr. Hernández focuses his practice on traditional labor and employment law. Mr. Hernández has extensive experience litigating class action matters.

Mr. Hernández also brings four years of experience as an attorney with Region 21 of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) to his practice. While at the NLRB, Mr. Hernández investigated unfair labor practice, litigated unfair labor practice complaints, conducted union representation...