August 1, 2018 / 8:53 PM / 10 months ago

NLRB regional directors' powers not affected by board's lack of quorum - D.C. Circuit

A U.S. appeals court on Tuesday said regional directors with the National Labor Relations Board retained their authority to oversee union elections when the five-member board lacked a quorum.

A unanimous three-judge panel of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit said that because decisions issued by regional directors can be reviewed by the board when it has a proper quorum, the officials do not lose the powers delegated to them when the NLRB has less than three validly-appointed members.

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