October 3, 2017 / 11:15 PM / 10 months ago

NLRB lawyer tells U.S. top court he gave wrong answer in class-action waiver case

In a highly unusual move, the general counsel of the National Labor Relations Board on Tuesday told the U.S. Supreme Court he gave the wrong answer a day earlier during oral argument about the validity of class-action waivers in workers’ arbitration agreements.

NLRB General Counsel Richard Griffin, who argued that class-action waivers violate workers’ right to join together to improve working conditions, sent a letter to the high court saying that he misunderstood one of Chief Justice John Roberts’ questions and gave an “inaccurate response.”

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