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NLRB Lawyer Backtracks on Answer to U.S. Supreme Court

NLRB Lawyer Backtracks on Answer to U.S. Supreme Court

By Greg Stohr, Bloomberg News In an unusual letter to the U.S. Supreme Court, the National Labor Relations Board’s general counsel said he gave a series of inaccurate answers during a high-profile argument Monday on the rights of workers to file class-action lawsuits.  During the session, Richard Griffin seemed to undercut his argument that workers must

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Vermont Attorney in Running to Be NLRB General Counsel

By Lawrence E. Dubé, Bloomberg BNA Peter B. Robb, a management lawyer at Vermont’s Downs Rachlin Martin PLLC, is under consideration to become the National Labor Relations Board’s general counsel, sources familiar with the situation tell Bloomberg BNA. Robb, a 1970 graduate of Georgetown University with a 1976 law degree from the University of Maryland,

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Trump to Nominate Big Law and Government Lawyer for Labor Board Spots

By Josh Eidelson, Chris Opfer and Ben Penn, Bloomberg BNA The Trump Administration has submitted attorneys Marvin Kaplan and William Emanuel for FBI background checks, and it plans to nominate them by June to fill the two vacant slots on the National Labor Relations Board, sources briefed on White House plans confirmed to Bloomberg today.

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Two From Big Law On Trump’s Labor List

By Chris Opfer and Ben Penn, Bloomberg BNA Three lawyers are on the Trump administration’s shortlist to fill a pair of vacancies at the National Labor Relations Board, sources familiar with the situation told Bloomberg BNA today. Marvin Kaplan (Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission), William Emanuel (Littler Mendelson) and Doug Seaton (Seaton, Peters &

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Merrick Garland Rarely Second-Guessed NLRB During His Time on D.C. Circuit

By Jason Albright, Bloomberg BNA As the Obama administration and Senate leaders gear up for what could become a drawn-out struggle for a vote to confirm Merrick Garland as an Associate Justice of the U.S Supreme Court, Chief Judge Garland’s record in labor cases before the D.C. Circuit is coming into focus. Though Garland has

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