Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Chapter-a-Day (4): Republican Obstructionism

NLRB Nominations May Be Blocked By GOP, Rendering Labor Board Inoperable. (Huffington Post, 5/14/2013)

Excerpt:   The five-member board, which is tasked with enforcing labor law and settling disputes between companies and workers, must have a quorum of at least three members in order to issue decisions. It currently has the bare minimum -- and only because of the president's recess appointments to the board, which have been jeopardized by an unfavorable appeals court decision, known as Noel Canning, that deemed them unconstitutional in January.

Related post: 
Chapter-a-day 1.  (5/12/2013)
Chapter-a-day 2.  (5/13/2013)
Chapter-a-day 3.  (5/14/2013)

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