4th Circuit Rejects Claim That Quorum Issue Invalidated Union Certification

(May 11, 2016, 11:57 AM EDT) -- RICHMOND, Va. — A Fourth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals panel on May 6 enforced the National Labor Relations Board’s decision that two West Virginia hospitals violated the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA) when they refused to bargain with the union elected by their registered nurses and rejected the hospitals’ arguments that the NLRB’s lack of quorum between Jan. 3, 2012, and Aug. 5, 2013, invalidated the regional director’s certification of the union (National Labor Relations Board, et al. v. Bluefield Hospital Co., LLC, d/b/a Bluefield...
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