NLRB Appointee Ruling May Close Book On Grad Asst. Unions

Law360, New York (February 8, 2013, 7:00 PM EST) -- The D.C. Circuit's bombshell ruling last month that the appointments of three National Labor Relations Board members were invalid may thwart efforts to overturn a Bush-era labor board decision that said graduate assistants couldn't unionize, lawyers say.

Attorneys have been watching two cases in which the NLRB is reviewing the dismissal of union representation petitions from graduate student assistants from New York University and Polytechnic Institute of New York University, and many observers have been expecting the labor board to reverse a 2004 decision and say...
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