Bloomberg Law
Feb. 11, 2021, 12:02 PM

LABOR BRIEFING: Union Financial Disclosures Relaxed Under Ohr

Patricio Chile
Patricio Chile
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Unions that chafed under additional financial recordkeeping and disclosure requirements imposed during the Trump administration got relief when the NLRB’s new top lawyer rolled back a slate of his predecessor’s policies.

Withdrawn Memos: Peter Sung Ohr, the National Labor Relations Board’s acting general counsel, withdrew policy memos that insisted unions provide more detail about fees charged to nonmembers, and required them to open their books and explain their decisions if workers allege improper calculations of such fees.

New Direction: Withdrawing the financial disclosure memos were part of a flurry of activity to redirect the focus of the NLRB’s legal arm ...