Bloomberg Law
Jan. 30, 2021, 12:05 AM

New Top NLRB Lawyer Kills Predecessor’s Union Neutrality Case

Robert Iafolla
Robert Iafolla

The NLRB’s new general counsel ended a case that his Trump administration predecessor had put in motion in hopes of curbing unions’ use of neutrality agreements with employers.

Peter Sung Ohr, the National Labor Relations Board’s acting general counsel, directed the agency to dismiss a consolidated complaint against an Embassy Suites by Hilton in Seattle and a Unite Here affiliate, according to an order Friday.

The case illustrates a direct impact of the Biden administration’s decision to fire General Counsel Peter Robb and Robb’s top deputy and then install Ohr, the longtime head of the NLRB’s Chicago office, as ...

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