The recent decision of the National Labor Relations Board in Evening News Ass'n permitting unions as well as employers to withdraw unliaterally from established multiemployer bargaining units may well have jeopardized the utility of such units as a stabilizing force in labor relations. This comment examines the past and present policies of the NLRB with regard to multi-employer collective bargaining and attempts to demonstrate that the Board's conclusion in Evening News is neither dictated by precedent nor based on sound policy considerations.
The Status of Multiemployer Bargaining Under the National Labor Relations Act,
1967 Duke Law Journal
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