Top NLRB Lawyer Breached Rules In Wal-Mart Probe: Report

Law360, Los Angeles (September 14, 2012, 10:06 PM EDT) -- The acting general counsel of the National Labor Relations Board violated government ethics rules by taking part in an investigation of Wal-Mart Stores Inc.'s social media policy while holding stock in the retail giant, the agency’s inspector general reported Thursday.

NLRB Inspector General David P. Berry issued a report Thursday finding that Lafe Solomon, the agency’s top investigator and prosecutor, had acted improperly by taking part in a case involving Wal-Mart’s social media policy, even though he held more than $15,000 in the company’s stock at...
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