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National Labor Relations Board Election Rules Update

The National Labor Relations Board implemented new election rules on April 14, 2015. The new rules are an attempt to streamline and expedite the union election process, providing employees with a quick and efficient means to organize.

According to the NLRB Representation Case-Procedures Fact Sheet, “The final rule will streamline board procedures; increase transparency and uniformity across regions; eliminate or reduce unnecessary litigation, duplication, and delay; and update the board’s rules on documents and communications in light of modern communications technology.”


What Are the Challenges of Applying for Social Security Disability?

Buffalo Law Journal published a guest column by Buffalo Social Security disability attorney Thomas Burnham on navigating the complicated issues involved in applying for Social Security disability benefits once an injured person’s workers’ compensation benefits end.

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Mr. Burnham notes, “In recent years, a negative light has been progressively cast on the Social Security disability system in the media and political arena. While some grow increasingly skeptical, others are growing increasingly dependent on it.”