Hazy Recusal Standard Confronts Fully Stocked NLRB

By Vin Gurrieri (April 17, 2018, 8:07 PM EDT) -- Former Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP attorney John Ring's swearing-in Monday as National Labor Relations Board chair sets the stage for action in a closely watched case over the board's joint employer test that could chart the course for when board members recuse themselves from cases in the future, experts say.

Ring was appointed to the chairmanship post on April 12, a day after the U.S. Senate confirmed him to the board in a 50-48 party line vote. Ring takes over the role from member Marvin Kaplan, who had spent the previous four months as chair after former chair Phil Miscimarra's term...

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