NLRB General Counsel Can File For Injunctions: 9th Circ.

Law360, New York (July 14, 2011, 7:44 PM EDT) -- The Ninth Circuit ruled Wednesday that the National Labor Relations Board can legally give its general counsel the authority to file petitions seeking injunctive relief, turning back a challenge by the owners of the Pacific Beach Hotel in Hawaii.

A three-judge panel's ruling affirms an injunction issued by the Hawaii federal court requiring the hotel to bargain with its employees' union and reinstate discharged employees.

The hotel argued that the district court lacked jurisdiction to issue the injunction because the petition was filed only by the...
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