An unfair labor practice charge against a union must be filed within six months of the improper act. As a federal agency, the NLRB has wide discretion on which cases to pursue and which cases not to pursue. Some of its decisions allow a subsequent appeal; others do not. However, there is no legal claim 9cause of action) I know of which is still viable after so many years. The only thing that might still be open is a claim of fraud, and that is only a possibility. You would have to meet the legal requirements for such a claim; those requirements are based on hard evidence, not on supposition.
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Not now. Even if you had a valid claim, the passage of time has removed any possibility that you could seek a remedy. It is never a good idea to wait years before looking for counsel to address a wrong you believe has occurred.
Good luck to you.
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