NLRB Acting Prosecutor Nixes Trump-Era Legal Guidance

By Braden Campbell (February 1, 2021, 8:44 PM EST) -- National Labor Relations Board acting general counsel Peter Ohr withdrew 10 guidance memos issued by former General Counsel Peter Robb on Monday, saying his fired predecessor's opinions are unnecessary or conflict with the agency's goal of encouraging collective bargaining.

The National Labor Relations Board's acting general counsel, Peter Ohr, scotched 10 guidance memos issued by his predecessor. (Photo by Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images) Ohr struck several memos Robb had issued from his late 2017 swearing-in through his firing on inauguration day. Among them were guidance holding that employers may violate federal labor law when they enter "neutrality agreements" with unions and seeking...

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