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House Leaders Urge NLRB Action

February 21, 2013Quotes & Mentions
Legal Newsline
Congressional leaders have asked President Obama and the chairman of the National Labor Relations Board to take action in wake of a recent court ruling. In letters sent Feb. 13, the leaders asked Obama to nominate “four qualified individuals” to the NLRB immediately and asked NLRB Chairman Mark Pearce to have the board “immediately cease all activity” until appointments are confirmed.

The House leaders’ letters in many ways mirror the testimony of Dinsmore’s Mark Carter who told the House Oversight Committee in 2012 that if the Noel Canning ruling did come to fruition, “every administrative decision and every administrative rule or regulation implemented by the National Labor Relations Board will be subject to appeal or attack.”

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