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Recess Appointment Ruling Spurs Concerns Of Bottleneck At NLRB


In the July 10, 2014 Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly article "Recess appointment ruling spurs concerns of bottleneck at NLRB", Joe Ambash, regional managing partner in the Boston office, was one of several lawyers quoted. 

The June 26 decision by the U.S.Supreme Court that struck down President Obama’s 2012 recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board threatens to invalidate hundreds of rulings made over an 18-month period.

The NLRB is now faced with re-litigating hundreds of cases that were decided with improperly appointed members.  That means labor and employment attorneys may face delays due to the bottleneck created by that activity.

“This is going to cause delay after delay after delay,” said Joe, who successfully argued the 2010 case New Process Steel v. NLRB, which invalidated NLRB rulings issued by less than the statutorily required three-member quorum.

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