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Thursday, June 17, 2010

Ind. Decisions - 7th Circuit NLRB decision overturned today

In New Process Steel v. NLRB, 08-1457, the SCOTUS today ruled that the 5-member NLRB's decisions made with only 2 members (the other positions were vacant) are invalid, overturning 500 decisions. New Process Steel is in Butler, Indiana. Here is the SCOTUSblog wiki page on the case.

This SCOTUSblog entry discusses the opinion. noting that it "took many observers by surprise" and looks at its impact on hundreds of decisions.

See also this lengthy story by Michael Whitney of FireDogLake.

Posted by Marcia Oddi on June 17, 2010 01:47 PM
Posted to Ind. (7th Cir.) Decisions