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decertify

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verb de·cer·ti·fy \(ˌ)dē-ˈsər-tə-ˌfī\

Definition of decertify

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to withdraw or revoke the certification of

decertification

play \(ˌ)dē-ˌsər-tə-fə-ˈkā-shən\ noun



Law Dictionary

decertify

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transitive verb de·cer·ti·fy \dē-ˈsər-tə-ˌfī\

Legal Definition of decertify

decertified

decertifying

  1. :  to withdraw or revoke the certification of <decertified the class action suit>; especially :  to withdraw the certification of (a labor union) as a collective bargaining agent <petitions to decertify the union>

decertification

\dē-ˌsər-tə-fə-ˈkā-shən\ play noun


Additional Notes on decertify

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.


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