decertify
de·cer·ti·fy /dē-'sər-tə-ˌfī/ vt -fied, -fy·ing: to withdraw or revoke the certification of
decertified the class action suit; esp: to withdraw the certification of (a labor union) as a collective bargaining agent
petitions to decertify the union
◇ The National Labor Relations Board will decertify a union after an election in which the majority of members do not support the union or after participation in an illegal strike.
de·cer·ti·fi·ca·tion /dē-ˌsər-tə-fə-'kā-shən/ n

Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. . 1996.

decertify
v. To cancel or annul a certification, as of a labor union or of a class in a class action.

Webster's New World Law Dictionary. . 2000.

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