In a long-awaited decision, the Supreme Court ruled President Barack Obama's recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board were unconstitutional.

The U.S. Supreme Court last month decided the Noel Canning case, unanimously holding that President Obama’s proposed recess appointments of Terrence Flynn, Sharon Block and Richard Griffin to be members of the National Labor Relations Board (Board) were unconstitutional. View Full Post
The NLRB v. Noel Canning case is one many in the employment law community have had their eye on for a very long time. Though the NLRB has since figured out its authority issues, the impact of whether or not President Obama’s recess appointments to the Board were legal was still plenty large. View Full Post
It should be no surprise that the CFPB and Republican Congressman Jeb Hensarling, who chairs the House Financial Services Committee, have different perspectives on the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling last week that President Obama exceeded his Constitutional recess appointment authority when he filled three vacancies on the National Labor Relations Board in January 2012 .  View Full Post