Employment and Labor - North America Blog
Practice / Industry Group: Employment and Labor
Please allow us to refer you to the article below on the appointment of the new General Counsel for the National Labor Relations Board:
The U.S. Senate confirmed Peter Robb as the new General Counsel for the National Labor Relations Board ("NLRB" or "Board"). In private practice, Robb was a noted critic of the NLRB under the Obama administration, particularly the Board's so-called quickie election rules and what he has termed the Board's narrow definition of supervisory status.
This appointment is significant both because the NLRB has been particularly active in recent years, issuing numerous pro-employee, pro-labor decisions, and because the General Counsel role comes with substantial power.
To continue reading on how the nomination affects Non-Union Attorneys, click here