Bloomberg Law
Aug. 2, 2021, 10:05 PM

New NLRB Top Lawyer Moves to Safeguard Agency’s Biden-Era Work

Robert Iafolla
Robert Iafolla

The National Labor Relations Board’s new general counsel has tried to defuse a legal challenge related to the firing of the agency’s Trump-era top lawyer, in her first of what will likely be many ratifications of her immediate predecessor’s work.

General Counsel Jennifer Abruzzo last week filed a notice approving former Acting General Counsel Peter Sung Ohr’s actions in an unfair labor practice case against business software firm Exela Enterprise Solutions Inc.

Exela argued that President Joe Biden lacked the legal authority to sack then-General Counsel Peter Robb in January, roughly 10 months before Robb’s term was set to expire, ...

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