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D.C. Circuit Rules That Obama Recess NLRB Appointments Were Invalid

Published by on January 25, 2013

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit ruled today in Canning v. NLRB that the attempted recess appointments of NLRB Board Members by President Obama were invalid under the Constitution.  The Washington Business Journal has a report here.  The Washington Times story is here.  It is likely that the Supreme Court will be […]

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit ruled today in Canning v. NLRB that the attempted recess appointments of NLRB Board Members by President Obama were invalid under the Constitution.  The Washington Business Journal has a report here.  The Washington Times story is here.  It is likely that the Supreme Court will be called upon to decide the issue.

UPDATE:  The NLRB says that it disagrees with the Court’s ruling and will continue to issue rulings in its cases.

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