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Two Appointments & the Future of the NLRB, Lawyer 2 Lawyer (Legal Talk Network)

April 07, 2010

Legal Talk NetworkMorgan Lewis senior counsel and former NLRB member Charles Cohen joined Nancy Schiffer, associate general counsel with the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO), along with co-host and attorney Bob Ambrogi, on the Legal Talk Network's Lawyer 2 Lawyer program to discuss recent recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB).

Over the Easter break, President Obama made recess appointments to add two union lawyers, Craig Becker and Mark Pearce, to the NLRB. Some say that the addition of Becker and Pearce will restore balance, while others, like business groups, fear their influence on the board will cater to unions on big issues. Mr. Cohen and Ms. Schiffer give their reactions to the appointments.

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(Duration: 35:17 — 25.6MB)