- allow for electronic filing and transmission of election petitions and other documents;
- streamline pre- and post-election procedures to facilitate agreement and eliminate unnecessary litigation;
- include telephone numbers and email addresses in voter lists to enable parties to the election to be able to communicate with voters using modern technology; and
The release notes that these are similar to proposals from 2011 - I assume the Board is just dotting its i's and crossing its t's in case it turns out the NLRB didn't really exist back then (long story, see generally, Noel Canning pending before SCOTUS) - the release also notes a district court decision specifically invalidating
- consolidate all election-related appeals to the Board into a single post-election appeals process.
the rule and a joint stipulation dismissing the appeal.
Image: NLRB Seal used in commentary on NLRB. Not official use.