Canning Should Halt NLRB Lobbying Case, DC Circ. Told

Law360, New York (April 8, 2013, 4:08 PM EDT) -- A former union member told the D.C. Circuit on Friday that the unconstitutional recess appointments of two National Labor Relations Board members means the board lacks authority to decide her claim that unions cannot use nonmember objectors' fees for political lobbying, urging the court to stop her case from proceeding.

In a reply brief filed Friday, Jeannette Geary, a former member of the United Nurses & Allied Professionals at Rhode Island’s Kent Hospital, urged the D.C. Circuit to reject the board's argument that the court should...
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