Labor, Employers See Vastly Different Role For NLRB

Law360, New York (January 3, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Critics say that the National Labor Relations Board has lost sight of its fundamental mission to protect workers' rights and is slipping into irrelevance, but attorneys for both labor and management agree that the board is here to stay.

Lawyers who represent employees and unions say that the board needs to rediscover its mission to protect workers' rights to organize and has become too pro-management, while attorneys for employers say that the board should protect workers' rights to be free of union influence.

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