Tuesday, March 23, 2010

2-Member NLRB Hits SCOTUS

No, not literally. The Supreme Court heard oral arguments today in New Process Steel v. National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). The issue before the Court was whether a two-member NLRB can decide cases under the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA). I previously blogged about the two-member situation here.

The Supreme Court published a transcript of the arguments. There's a nice breakdown of the arguments over at Workplace Prof Blog by Paul Secunda. His prediction? "9-0 in reversing the 7th Circuit and upholding the 2-member Board decisions."

We shall see...

Posted by Philip Miles, an employment lawyer with McQuaide Blasko in State College, Pennsylvania.