A vote conducted by an appropriate labor board or agency to determine whether a majority of the workers in a previously established bargaining unit want to be represented by a given union.
A secret ballot election held by the National Labor Relations Board to determine whether a majority of employees in a group want a union to represent them.
Election conducted to determine by a majority vote of workers whether they want a union.
Secret balloting by employees in a bargaining unit for the purpose of selecting a bargaining agent or no representation.
Election conducted to determine by a majority vote of the employees in an appropriate unit (see Bargaining Unit) which, if any, union is desired as their representative. These elections are usually conducted by the National Labor Relations Board.