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Robert Boonin Quoted in SHRM Story About Court Debate Over NLRB Appointment

November 11, 2016

Robert Boonin, Detroit and Ann Arbor-based member in Dykema’s Labor & Employment Practice Group, was quoted in the Society for Human Resource Management article, “President’s Appointment Power on Trial at Supreme Court.”

In the article, Boonin explains how a lower court interpreted the Federal Vacancies Reform Act as being a safeguard against the long-standing Presidential practice of reclassifying office-seekers as “acting” officials because their formal nominations had been opposed by Congress. The decision is being appealed in the U.S. Supreme Court.

The full text of the article may be read here.