By: Ronald J. Kramer

While Alan Ritchey Inc., 359 NLRB No. 40 (2012), became “non-binding” as a result of the Noel Canning decision, its holding is alive and well with the Board and the General Counsel’s Office. In a recently released Advice Memorandum, the General Counsel’s Office took the position that “Alan Ritchey

By:  David L. Streck

On November 27, 2012, in Erie Brush and Mfg. Corp. v. NLRB, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals vacated an NLRB decision and order finding that an employer violated the National Labor Relations Act by refusing to bargain, and held that “the evidence overwhelmingly points to the existence of impasse….”