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5 Obama-Era NLRB Moves That Could Get The Ax

Law360, New York (September 29, 2017, 5:43 PM EDT) -- The swearing in of former Littler Mendelson PC shareholder William Emanuel on Tuesday put the National Labor Relations Board back under Republican control, opening the door for the new majority to begin undoing a slew of controversial precedents set during the Obama administration and potentially rolling back a rule that sped up union elections.

Emanuel, who was sworn in for a term that will end in August 2021, joins Republican board member Marvin Kaplan, who was confirmed in August, and NLRB Chairman Phil Miscimarra to give Republicans a three-member majority. Miscimarra has stated that he will not seek a new term...

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