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7 Obama-Era NLRB Rulings Trump's Board May Strike Down

Law360, New York (March 30, 2017, 5:50 PM EDT) -- President Donald Trump is expected to fill the National Labor Relations Board’s two vacant seats with Republican members soon, setting the stage for the board to undo some controversial rulings, such as Browning-Ferris and Specialty Healthcare, issued with former President Barack Obama in the White House.

Under Obama, the NLRB faced intense and sustained criticism from Republican lawmakers, employers and business groups for issuing a litany of rulings that critics believed stretched the National Labor Relations Act beyond its limits.

But as the Trump administration prepares to nominate two individuals to fill vacant seats on the five-member board to join Republican...

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