Vorys on Labor

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My Obligatory SCOTUS Nominee Blog Post….

Posted in Courts
So, by now, I’m sure everyone has heard that President Obama announced his pick for the U.S. Supreme Court last week.  In case you missed that, he selected Chief Judge Merrick Garland, from the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals.  As a result, many have been writing about how Judge Garland has ruled in any given… Continue Reading

Federal Judge Invalidates NLRB Election Rule

Posted in NLRB
Satisfying his promised timeline, Judge James E. Boasberg issued a decision (pdf) today finding the NLRB’s election rule invalid.  Quoting Woody Allen that "eighty percent of life is showing up," Judge Boasberg found that the rule was invalid because one of the NLRB members did not participate in the vote to adopt it.   When the final… Continue Reading

Details of NLRB Election Rule Published; Chamber Files Lawsuit

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By Nelson Cary and Micah Dawson Earlier today, the NLRB formally published their new election rules in the Federal Register.  Chairman Pearce (D) and Member Becker (D), whose term ends next week, voted in support of the new rule. Member Hayes (R) withheld his vote. Member Hayes can vote against finalizing the rule and publish a statement… Continue Reading

Chairman Liebman Leaves the NLRB

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Chairman Liebman’s third term expired at midnight on August 27, 2011.  Her departure brings the NLRB down to three members:  Pearce (D), Becker (D), and Hayes (R).  As Chairman Liebman departed, Member Pearce was designated the new Chairman of the NLRB.  The press release from the NLRB notes that Chairman Liebman was the third longest serving member… Continue Reading