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NLRB Needs Quorum To Certify Union Votes, DC Circ. Told

Law360, Washington (February 13, 2018, 8:00 PM EST) -- A California hospital urged a D.C. Circuit panel Tuesday to nullify a nurses’ union election, arguing that because the National Labor Relations Board lacked the required quorum at the time, the regional director who approved the unionization had no authority to sign off on it.

Barstow Community Hospital attorney Kaitlin A. Kaseta told the panel in oral arguments that the regional director was “acting with the full force and full authority of the board” when approving the results of the election the hospital, known on paper...
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Case Information

Case Title

NLRB v. Hospital of Barstow, Inc.

Case Number



Appellate - DC Circuit

Nature of Suit

Date Filed

August 12, 2016

Government Agencies

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