Posted on Wednesday, February 27, 2013 10:20 AM By Kinsey Cooper
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit Feb. 19 issued an order of abeyance on an appeal of the NLRB controversial “ambush” elections rule by the ABC-led Coalition for a Democratic Workplace. The order suspends consideration of the appeal “pending further order of the court.”
Posted on Tuesday, February 19, 2013 7:32 AM By Kinsey Cooper
President Barack Obama Feb. 13 nominated Democrats Sharon Block and Richard Griffin to the NLRB – only a few weeks after an appeals court ruled their 2012 recess appointments were unconstitutional.
Posted on Wednesday, February 13, 2013 2:16 PM By Kinsey Cooper
On Feb. 13, a U.S House of Representatives subcommittee held a hearing on the future of the NLRB following the Jan. 25 decision by an appeals court that President Obama’s recess appointment of members to the board in early 2012 was unconstitutional. The challenge was brought by the ABC-led Coalition for a Democratic Workplace and the ruling invalidates decisions unlawfully made over the past year because the board did not have a quorum.
Posted on Wednesday, February 6, 2013 11:08 AM By Kinsey Cooper
The ABC-led Coalition for a Democratic Workplace Jan. 31 filed a request with the U.S. Court of Appeals as part of their continuing efforts to block the NLRB “ambush” elections rule. The statement of supplemental authorities was filed after an appeals court ruled Jan. 25 that President Obama violated the Constitution when he bypassed the Senate to fill NLRB vacancies.
Posted on Wednesday, January 30, 2013 11:58 AM By Kinsey Cooper
The ABC-led Coalition for a Democratic Workplace Jan. 25 won a challenge to President Obama’s Jan. 4, 2012, recess appointments to the NLRB. The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit ruled that the president violated the Constitution when he bypassed the Senate to fill NLRB vacancies with Democrats Sharon Block and Richard Griffin
Posted on Monday, December 10, 2012 4:13 PM By Kinsey Cooper
A federal appeals court in Washington, D.C., heard arguments Dec. 5 in one of 14 lawsuits on whether President Obama violated the Constitution in January when he made recess appointments to fill three NLRB vacancies while the Senate was in session.
Posted on Monday, December 10, 2012 4:09 PM By Kinsey Cooper
Twenty Republicans from the U.S. House of Representatives Dec. 5 filed an amicus brief in a federal appeals court in support of efforts to overturn an NLRB regulation that would require employers to post a notice displaying a biased list of employee rights under the NLRA.
Posted on Thursday, December 6, 2012 4:30 PM By Kinsey Cooper
ABC members and representatives converged in Washington, D.C., Dec. 5-7, for the 2012 ABC Attorneys Conference. Attendees heard from Obama administration and agency officials, NLRB Chairman Mark Pearce, ABC national staff and labor law experts on the latest developments and insights impacting the merit shop construction industry.
Posted on Wednesday, November 14, 2012 11:00 AM By Kinsey Cooper
ABC members that attend the 2012 ABC Attorneys Conference will have an opportunity to hear from NLRB Chairman Mark Pearce, who will speak on new and upcoming developments at the NLRB.
Posted on Wednesday, October 31, 2012 12:48 PM By Donna Puglisi
ABC’s Regulatory Alert provides an overview of federally mandated rules, regulations and enforcement actions from the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), National Labor Relations Board (NLRB), Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and other federal agencies. Below are brief summaries of current issues, as well as links to more detailed information and guidance. If you have any questions, please email firstname.lastname@example.org.