Ruling on Top Lawyer Adds to NLRB Questions

By Melanie Trottman, The Wall Street Journal

The National Labor Relations Board’s top lawyer, Lafe Solomon, was improperly appointed, a U.S. District Court judge said in a recent decision that raises fresh questions about the validity of certain agency actions in recent years.

The Lord of U.S. Labor Policy

By Kim Strassel, The Wall Street Journal

For a true expression of the imperious and extralegal tendencies of the Obama administration, there is little that compares with the Wisdom of Solomon. Lafe Solomon, that is, the acting general counsel of the National Labor Relations Board.

White House renominates NLRB attorney Lafe Solomon

By Sean Higgins, The Washington Examiner

President Obama made the nomination for a four-year term Thursday night. Solomon has been serving as the National Labor Relations Board’s acting general counsel since June 2010, following a long career as attorney for previous boardmembers. Solomon has never been formally approved as general counsel by the Senate.