Tainted NLRB GC Nomination Could Have Ripple Effect

Law360, New York (August 12, 2015, 8:09 PM EDT) -- A D.C. Circuit ruling nixing a National Labor Relations Board unfair labor practices decision against an ambulance company because the board’s acting general counsel was improperly nominated is not a new Noel Canning, but it could undermine the integrity of other board decisions and appointments, attorneys say.

The appellate panel on Friday affirmed a lower court’s decision to scrap a board ruling that stemmed from a nearly three-year-period in which the court said Lafe Solomon’s stint as acting NLRB general counsel violated the Federal Vacancies Reform Act.

When the district court made its decision, people speculated it could be a new...

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Appellate - DC Circuit

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June 9, 2014

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