Labor Board To High Court: President's Appointments Were Constitutional

Labor Board To High Court: President's Appointments Were Constitutional

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The U.S. president is permitted, under the "recess appointments clause" of the Constitution, Article II, Section 2, Clause 3, to make appointments to the National Labor Relations Board during inter-session recesses and intra-session recesses, the NLRB argues in a Sept. 13 petitioner brief filed in the U.S. Supreme Court (National Labor Relations Board v. Noel Canning, a Division of the Noel Corp., et al., No. 12-1281, U.S. Sup.).

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