What is a Card Check?

In the case in which the NJSBM determines that only one (1) employee organization is seeking to be the majority representative for the purpose of collective bargaining, that organization demonstrates that a majority of employees in the unit have shown their preference to have the organization be their representative by signing authorization cards indicating that preference.  The Board determines and certifies to the results of the Card Check that establishes whether the organization received a majority of eligible unit member’s signed authorization cards.

How do I request a Card Check?

An Employee Organization can simply call the NJSBM and request a Card Check.  The request can be formalized later in writing but can be scheduled through a telephone contact.

How much does a Card Check cost?

There is no cost for the NJSBM to conduct a Card Check.

Updated: 03/18/2021