Bloomberg Law
Feb. 17, 2021, 10:53 PM

Acting Top Lawyer at NLRB Faces Another Challenge to His Power

Robert Iafolla
Robert Iafolla

A conservative advocacy group objected to the new top NLRB lawyer’s bid to countermand his Trump-era predecessor’s appeal in a case against a union, arguing the Biden administration unlawfully changed leadership at the agency’s legal arm.

Acting General Counsel Peter Sung Ohr has no authority to act in the case because he was installed after the White House improperly removed former General Counsel Peter Robb and Robb’s chief deputy, the National Right to Work Legal Defense Foundation argued in a filing Tuesday.

The National Labor Relations Board general counsel’s office faces a small but growing list of challenges to its ...

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