Obama Board Declares 30-year Old NLRB Deferral Standard Inadequate

By | Employer Law Report | December 18, 2014
Obama Board Declares 30-year Old NLRB Deferral Standard Inadequate

On December 15, 2014, the National Labor Relations Board (“NLRB” and “Board”) issued a decision in which the three Democratic-appointed members of the Board struck down the standard that the NLRB has applied for the last 30 years to determine whether to defer to arbitral decisions in cases that also involve alleged violations of Section 8(a)(3) and (1) of the National Labor Relations Act (“NLRA”).