DC Circ. Tells NLRB To Try Again On Unfair Firing Case

Law360 (April 13, 2018, 2:47 PM EDT) -- The D.C. Circuit on Friday vacated the National Labor Relations Board's finding that a Texas electric company illegally fired a worker over his testimony at a state Senate hearing, directing the board to flesh out how it decides whether federal labor law protects workers when they criticize their employers before third parties.

Employer Oncor Electric Delivery Company LLC appealed, claiming that worker Bobby Reed's testimony was not protected under the U.S. Supreme Court's Jefferson Standard ruling. In Jefferson Standard, the court said businesses can fire workers...
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Oncor Electric Delivery Compan v. NLRB


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16-1278

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Appellate - DC Circuit

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August 8, 2016


Case Title

NLRB v. Oncor Electric Delivery Co.


Case Number

16-1341

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Appellate - DC Circuit

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Date Filed

September 29, 2016

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