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July 22, 2021, 9:46 AM

First Up For New NLRB Top Lawyer: Protect Early Biden-Era Work

Robert Iafolla
Robert Iafolla

A top agenda item for the newly confirmed NLRB general counsel will be dealing with legal challenges to the agency’s work based on President Joe Biden’s Inauguration Day firing of its Trump-era top lawyer, board watchers said.

Jennifer Abruzzo, who won narrow Senate approval on Wednesday, will likely ratify the actions taken by Peter Sung Ohr, the acting general counsel appointed to replace Peter Robb, soon after she takes over the National Labor Relations Board’s legal arm, observers said.

“I have little doubt that she would ratify all of Ohr’s actions,” said Wilma Liebman, a former NLRB ...

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