certification proceeding
An administrative hearing before the NATIONAL LABOR RELATIONS BOARD (NLRB), pursuant to the federal WAGNER ACT (29 U.S.C.A. § 151 et seq. (1935)) to determine whether a group of employees is an appropriate bargaining unit, and if so, to decide whether a particular union should be declared its bargaining agent.

Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.


certification proceeding
An administrative hearing before the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), pursuant to the federal wagner act (29 U.S.C.A. § 151 et seq. [1935]) to determine whether a group of employees is an appropriate bargaining unit, and if so, to decide whether a particular union should be declared its bargaining agent.

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