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Respond to a Union Representation Petition Checklist

Author: XpertHR Editorial Team

When to Use

When an employer is faced with a petition for union representation, it should respond quickly to comply with legal deadlines and if it opposes unionization, to prepare an effective union avoidance campaign.

Use this checklist to help determine how to respond to a union's petition to unionize a group of employees in the workplace and to prepare for a secret ballot union representation election conducted by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). Employers should complete the following steps in sequential order.

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