Recess Appointment Voids Union Election Rule, Court Told

Law360, New York (January 31, 2013, 8:08 PM EST) -- The D.C. Circuit's decision that President Barack Obama's January 2012 recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board were unconstitutional also means the 2010 appointment of Craig Becker was invalid, and that the NLRB lacked a quorum when it issued its rules speeding up union elections, the U.S. Chamber of Commerce told the appeals court Wednesday.

The chamber filed a letter with the D.C. Circuit, which is weighing the NLRB's appeal of a lower court's decision in favor of the chamber that invalidated the election rules based on...
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