Analysis

Major NLRB Shift Is Ways Off Despite Republican Chair Nod

Law360, New York (January 30, 2017, 5:00 PM EST) -- Last week, President Donald Trump chose Philip A. Miscimarra as acting chair of the National Labor Relations Board, a member whose dissents from the Obama board’s Democratic majority should give the management side hope after years of labor-friendly rulings, but experts say a major shift won’t come until the board's Democratic 2-1 split is flipped.

The Republican management-side veteran is taking over the job from Democratic member Mark Gaston Pearce, who still holds quorum power over the board with fellow Democrat Lauren McFerran. With two seats...
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