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Court Declares NLRB Recess Appointments Unconstitutional

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In what will likely be one of the more significant labor law developments in 2013, a federal court of appeals in Washington, D.C. ruled today that President Obama’s recess appointments to the NLRB were unconstitutional.  On January 4, 2012, three individuals received recess appointments to the NLRB:  Members Flynn (R), Block (D), and Griffin (D).  At the time,… Continue Reading

NLRB Member Flynn Resigns

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Over the Memorial Day weekend, the NLRB announced that Member Flynn (R) will resign effective on July 24, 2012.  At the same time, Member Flynn recused himself from all on-going NLRB business.  He also asked President Obama to withdraw his nomination to the NLRB (Member Flynn was one of three individuals given recess appointments to the NLRB earlier this… Continue Reading

President Obama Uses Recess Appointments to Fill NLRB Vacancies

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By Nelson Cary and Micah Dawson In College Football Bowl week terminology, some would say President Obama ran an “end-around” play on the Senate yesterday.  Using his recess appointment power, he filled the three vacancies on the National Labor Relations Board, despite the Senate’s refusal to act on those appointments.  President Obama appointed his two… Continue Reading

President Obama Announces NLRB Nominations

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The NLRB has functioned with only four members and without a General Counsel for a number of months.  Yesterday, President Obama announced his nominations for those key remaining vacanices at the NLRB. For General Counsel, the President nominated Lafe Solomon.  Readers of this blog know Mr. Solomon as the NLRB’s current Acting General Counsel, and the… Continue Reading