NLRB Member's Recusal Sought In Faculty Organizing Case

Law360, New York (December 6, 2013, 5:49 PM EST) -- National Labor Relations Board member Nancy Schiffer should step away from a long-running legal battle over whether Pittsburgh, Pa.-based Point Park University faculty members can unionize because of her previous employment as an AFL-CIO attorney, the school told the NLRB last week.

The university's motion for recusal arguing that having Schiffer adjudicate the case, which stems from the Newspaper Guild of Pittsburgh/Communications Workers of America Local 38061's push in 2003 to organize a group of full-time Point Park faculty members, would violate due process as well as...
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