Bloomberg Law
Feb. 10, 2021, 10:05 PMUpdated: Feb. 10, 2021, 11:26 PM

NLRB Lets Top Lawyer Pull Back Brief in ‘Contract Bar’ Case (1)

Robert Iafolla
Robert Iafolla

The NLRB allowed the agency’s new chief lawyer to withdraw his predecessor’s brief critical of a board rule that limits when workers can try to eject an existing union from their workplace.

But Acting General Counsel Peter Ohr can’t submit a replacement brief in the pending case in which the board is reviewing its “contract bar” doctrine, according to a letter Wednesday from the National Labor Relations Board executive secretary’s office.

The deadline for interested parties to file briefs in the case passed about four months ago, the letter noted.

Although it’s uncertain whether pulling the GC’s brief will have ...

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